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News & Updates

Aisle Allies: Connecting small vendors with large retail chains9/20/2017

With its participation in The Harlem Local Vendor Program, the Columbia-Harlem SBDC has helped 20 businesses from the neighborhood get their product on the shelves of Whole Foods Harlem.

New York Small Business Development Center Launches Online Course on How to Start a Business9/14/2017

NY SBDC Releases New Version of Entreskills, online entrepreneurial education course.

Small Business Development Center opens new satellite on New Paltz campus7/22/2017

A new office location of the Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will open in SUNY New Paltz’s van den Berg Hall, the home of the College’s School of Business.

America’s SBDC survey spotlights needs and challenges to small business7/13/2017

The results of a national survey by America’s SBDC have been released by the New York Small Business Development Center. The survey highlights key aspirations and obstacles facing American entrepreneurs across various age generations. America’s SBDC studied different generations’ views of entrepreneurship. The research looked at millennials (born between 1977 and 1995), Generation Xers (born between 1965 and 1976) and Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964). The organization also wanted to find out how familiar millennials are with available resources in general and SBDCs in particular.

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