News & Press Releases

18 September 2018

SBA awards NY SBDCs FAST grant to support small business “innovation,” R&D commercialization

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded a FAST grant to the New York State Small Business Development Center (NYS SBDC) network. As a FAST partner, the New York State SBDCs will provide financial and technical assistance to small, “next-generation” technology businesses so that they can compete for federally funded small-business innovation research and small-business technology transfer (SBIR/STTR) awards.

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13 April 2018

Start, Grow, Succeed: Insider’s Secrets from America’s Leading Small Business Guru and America’s SBDC Network

In honor of National Small Business Week, America's SBDC Network will be hosting a very special live event for small businesses and entrepreneurs looking for free advice from industry experts. The Facebook Live event will feature the expertise and experience of author, speaker, entrepreneur and USA Today columnist Rhonda Abrams AND tips and tricks from America’s #1 small business resources, America’s SBDC Advisors.

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11 April 2018

NYSBDC 2017 Annual Report is now available

Learn about NYSBDC activities in 2017 and discover small business success stories from all around New York State.

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19 March 2018

#SBDCDay is Wednesday, March 21, 2018

SBDC Day unites the nearly 1,000 SBDC centers across the country and the hundreds of thousands of clients they serve by sharing, in real time, the success stories and notable impacts SBDCs collectively have on the small business community at large. Learn more about the special events at several NYSBDC locations.

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12 February 2018

A seat at the table

Highlighting successful female restaurateurs in Harlem, Kaaryn Simmons, director of the Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center, also discusses the challenges faced by businesses in the neighborhood.

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30 January 2018

Harlem Buyer Fair

The Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center hosted a Harlem Buyer Fair to connect local food, body care and gift vendors with buyers from Whole Foods, FreshDirect, Columbia Dining and more.

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8 January 2018

This hot sauce company started in a 100-year-old Harlem brownstone, now the product flies off the shelves at Whole Foods

As part of the Harlem Local Vendor Partner Program, the Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center helps Harlem-made products like Mama's One Sauce get onto the shelves of big retailers.

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