News & Press Releases

3 July 2016

Heidelberg earns Entrepreneur of the Year award


Heidelberg Bread, client of the Mohawk Valley SBDC at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, was named NYS SBDC Manufacturer of the Year. The company makes bread and baked goods whose ingredients are free of preservatives and sourced from local farms. Owner Boyd Bissell consulted the SBDC for assistance with financing to build a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. The building expansion project of $5.7 million enables the firm to dramatically increase capacity and expand their market.

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1 July 2016

Top SBDC honors for three LI entrepreneurs


Three Long Island small-business owners were among nine statewide earning NY SBDC Entrepreneur of the Year honors this week.

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28 June 2016

New York SBDC Honors Entrepreneurs of the Year


he New York Small Business Development Center (SBDC) announced its statewide Entrepreneur of the Year award winners from over 20,000 clients during the past year.

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24 June 2016

Sabrina Samuel wins business award


From Caribbean Life (www.caribbeanlifenews.com): Sabrina Samuel, owner of Sabrina's Play Studio, was honored as the NY SBDC Woman Entrepreneur of the Year in May of 2016.

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22 June 2016

A Unique Wine Store in a Changing Greenpoint


When Robert Dec wanted to open a wine shop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, he met with the Pace Small Business Development Center’s advisor Rawle Brown. Brown guided him in writing a business plan, which helped him qualify for an SBA-guaranteed business loan in the amount of $50,000.

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12 June 2016

Gillinder Glass gets state small-business award


"Charles Gillinder, president of Gillinder Glass, and Fred Harding, CFO, accepted the New York State Small Business Exporter of the Year award on behalf of Gillinder Glass by the New York Small Business Development Center at its annual awards ceremony in Lake George."

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26 May 2016

Questions to ask yourself when starting a business


Onondaga SBDC advisor Frank Cetera poses three questions aspiring entrepreneurs should ask themselves before starting a business.

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