News & Press Releases

14 May 2015

Lively Run Wins 2015 NYS Ag. Business of the Year

"Lively Run was recognized for their 2012-2014 expansions of their cheese facility, products, and cheese shop, growth of their agritourism business, and 450% increase in net income."

5 May 2015

New York SBDC Client Rebuilds After Hurricane Sandy & Wins National SBA Award

America's SBDC

"Moriches Boat & Motor is a full service boat yard, marina, and new and used boat and motor dealer located in East Moriches, New York. It has operated under its current name for 51 years. During Super Storm Sandy the building and property received record flood damage with over three and one-half feet of water affecting the inside of the building which houses a retail parts showroom, general offices and motor repair shops."

1 May 2015

Big Week For NYC Daylighting

Mark C. Healey
The Wave (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Mike and Susan Shea, owners of NYC Daylighting were named the NY SBDC's “Innovative Entrepreneurs of the Year” Award and learned they were winners of the Resiliency Innovations for a Stronger Economy (RISE : NYC) competition in the same week.

28 April 2015

SBA to Recognize Mission Lenders during National Small Business Week

NY SBDC Advisory Board member, Empire State CDC President and CEO Pat MacKrell will accept the SBA's National Small Business Week Community Advantage Lender of the Year Award. "A subsidiary of the New York Business Development Corporation, Empire State CDC is New York’s largest SBA 504 lender and consistently ranks in the top five among the 242 certified development companies nationwide. In FY 2014, Empire State CDC led the nation in approving $8.6 million of Community Advantage (CA) Loans to 66 different small businesses. Empire State CDC President and CEO Patrick J. MacKrell will accept the award."

28 April 2015

Wellsburg Diner owner receives Senate award

Dave Bohrer
Star Gazette

Nominated by Sherri Arnold, regional director of the Corning Community College Small Business Development Center, Wellsburg Diner owner Linda Thomas has been selected to represent the 58th Senate District as a 2015 “Woman of Distinction.”

27 April 2015

Disabled Iraq War Veteran Receives SBDC Veteran Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

Propel Bikes, the nationally know electric assisted bicycle shop, announced that Owner Chris Nolte, has been named 2015 Veteran Entrepreneur of the Year by the New York Small Business Development Center at its annual Entrepreneur Award Ceremony held in Saratoga Springs, NY.
New York Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Central, the leading provider of technical assistance to small businesses fostering local and regional economic development through job creation and retention, announced that Propel Bikes’ Owner, Chri...

5 April 2015

When a disaster like the East Village explosion visits your block

Matthew Flamm
Crain's New York Business

Baruch SBDC director Ulas Neftci explains how keeping small business documentation is critical to surviving disasters and disruptions of all kinds.

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