News & Press Releases

8 February 2019

NYSBDC 2018 Annual Report is now available

Learn about NYSBDC activities in 2018 and discover small business success stories from all around New York State.

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21 January 2019

Shutdown puts would-be entrepreneurs' plans on hold

Erica Chase-Gregory, regional director of the Small Business Development Center at Farmingdale State College, describes how the partial federal government shutdown can create hurdles for those looking to the federal Small Business Association for loans to jump-start or expand their firms.

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8 January 2019

Courtney Curatolo named new director of JCC's Small Business Development Center

"Western New York native Courtney Curatolo has been tabbed to lead the Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College. Curatolo replaces the retired Irene Dobies."

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6 December 2018

These Tips Can Help You Stretch Your Working Capital

Pace SBDC Director, Andrew Flamm, discusses the importance of working capital in operating a small business.

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30 November 2018

SBA, SBDC Complete Mission for Scott Seiberg’s Road to Franchise Ownership

When Air Force veteran Scott Seiberg wanted to open a JDog Junk Removal and Hauling franchise, he turned to the Jamestown SBDC: “I had the work ethic and dedication, but I didn’t have the knowledge of how to start my own business.” Seiberg met with SBDC advisor Dan Hickman who reviewed franchise costs, developed projections and formulated a business plan that would assist him in applying for loan. Now, one-year in business, Seiberg received his loan, purchased a vehicle, a trailer and has three employees.

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8 November 2018

New York Small Business Development Center Advisor Wins 2018 State Star Award

The New York Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to announce Dinene Zaleski, Business Advisor with the Niagara County Community College SBDC, has been awarded the 2018 State Star for New York.

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27 October 2018

Big effort gives rebirth to business assistance org

The SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center at Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh, officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 26, 2018. The center operates as a partnership between SUNY Canton and Clinton Community College.

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