News & Press Releases
4 March 2014
Binghamton Small Business Development Center helps 764 local clients
Pipe Dream (Binghamton University)
"The Binghamton University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) aims to expand the student appeal of local enterprises. Regional Director Rochelle Layman has been working for the SBDC since 2008, providing free and confidential services to clients across Broome, Cortland, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga and Tompkins Counties."
3 March 2014
R&D grants topic of workshop
Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, NY)
The Brockport SBDC will co-host a conference and workshop April 2 about federal and state money available to inventors and the small business R&D community.
1 March 2014
What is Start-Up NY? Who is eligible? What are the benefits?
Stephen T. Watson
The Buffalo News
Buffalo SBDC Director Susan McCartney discusses how SUNY Buffalo State plans to embrace the START-UP NY program and integrate local businesses into the college's community.
20 February 2014
Small business seminar Feb. 27 for Staten Island bankers
Staten Island Advance
"Bankers and local small-business owners will obtain an understanding of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) guaranteed-loan process during a presentation on Feb. 27.
'Affordable, cost-effective funding is a core service of the banking industry that is vital to all businesses,' said Dean L. Balsamini, director of the Staten Island SBDC. "
19 February 2014
Start-Up NY committee developing tax-free zone within 3-mile radius of JCC
Watertown Daily Times
"Vacant properties and office space within 3 miles of Jefferson Community College are being identified by a committee of economic development officials, who hope to launch a Start-Up NY tax-free zone here to attract new businesses and create jobs."
16 February 2014
What Brain Drain? A Regional Business Success Story
Elizabeth P. Cipolla
The Post-Journal (Jamestown, NY)
With the the help of Curt Anderson, e-commerce and Internet marketing consultant at the Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College, WE Electric Motors grew its sales 19% by entering the e-commerce market.
13 February 2014
Counselors logging lots of hours
The Daily Gazette Schenectady, NY)
"Bill Brigham isn't quite ready to declare the economy recovered. Brigham, director of the Capital Region's Small Business Development Center , says client demographics 'flipped' during the recession. Whereas work with startups occupied the center prior to the downturn, it was established businesses that sought help during the Great Recession. And the 60-40 ratio of existing-to-startup clients hasn't returned to the pre-recession 55-45 startup-to-existing split, he said."