News & Press Releases

15 February 2017

7 reasons why Staten Island small businesses fail


Staten Island Advance By Tracey Porpora Staten Island SBDC Director Dean Balsamini Sr. discusses the importance of planning before opening a business.

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5 December 2016

What to Expect When Applying for a Business Bank Loan


CNY Business Journal Onondaga SBDC advisor Michael Cartini describes how to prepare a business plan and financial projections in order to obtain a bank business loan.

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21 November 2016

From Air Force Veteran to Small Business Owner


Kevin Yaw’s story of going from a U.S. Air Force Veteran to founding Kevin’s Plumbing and Heating included assistance from the Buffalo SBDC.

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16 November 2016

New York SBDC Receives National Accreditation from Association of Small Business Development Centers


State University of New York Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Alexander N. Cartwright today announced that the New York Small Business Development Center (NY SBDC) has earned full accreditation from the Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC).

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11 October 2016

Lehman and the Bronx: A Common Purpose


José Luis Cruz, President of Lehman College, highlights the role of the college's SBDC to the local economic landscape.

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5 October 2016

New York Small Business Development Center Advisor Wins 2016 State Star Award


The New York Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to announce Christina Loggia, Business Advisor with the Farmingdale State College SBDC, has been awarded the 2016 State Star for New York.

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23 September 2016

Success is Just the Right Topping for Dairy Queen Franchisees


With the help of Watertown SBDC advisor, Robin Stephenson, Sonja and Damon Draught are “living the dream” and own two Dairy Queen franchises.

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