News & Press Releases

23 November 2015

SBDC Advisor at JCC receives national award

Robin Stephenson, a business advisor at the Watertown SBDC at Jefferson Community College, was named the recipient of a 2015 Boots to Business Instructor of the Year Award by the SBA.

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12 November 2015

Brooklyn SBDC Director Attends NYC Veterans Day Breakfast

Brooklyn SBDC and Veterans Business Outreach Center Director, Rob Piechota, attended the 2015 NYC Veterans Day Breakfast.

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5 November 2015

SBA Thanks Boots to Business Instructors of the Year

Watertown SBDC's Robin Stephenson is honored as one of SBA's four "Boots to Business" instructors of the year. "Before the Boots to Business program began, Robin Stephenson and the New York Small Business Development Center (SBDC) had already been offering a three-hour entrepreneurship training seminar on a quarterly basis at Fort Drum. When the Boots to Business program was rolled out in 2013, Robin was able to make the transition go smoothly, allowing Fort Drum to have the new program “go live” more than a full year ahead of many other locations. Robin currently spends several days a month at Fort Drum working with the Soldier for Life/Transition Assistance Program. "

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27 October 2015

SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit, Austin, TX

The SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit will take place December 1-3 at the JW Marriott, in the heart of downtown Austin, TX ( Attendees will learn from and network with SBIR/STTR leaders and program experts on how to gain access to the $2.5 Billion of non-diluted annual capital, the largest early stage seed funding in the world. Register online at your earliest convenience at

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13 October 2015

Procurement Updates - Matchmaker Events & Other News

Information regarding three upcoming matchmaker events and procurement-related updates.

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11 October 2015

6 Steps To Writing An Award Winning Business Plan

Autumn Adeigbo, a client of the Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center, shares advice on writing an award-winning business plan.

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9 October 2015

Ubicarse en el mapa digital, crucial para pequeños negocios

“Estar en el mapa digital es importante también para las tiendas“, explica Glamis Haro, consultora que trabaja con el SBDC en Columbia University. “No importa cuan pequeño sea el negocio, aún así se necesita presencia en la Red porque abrazar la tecnología es la forma de crecer”.

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