News & Press Releases

13 July 2017

America’s SBDC survey spotlights needs and challenges to small business

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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8 June 2017

Program helps businesses best use social media

"A Small Business Development Center program to help entrepreneurs improve their online presence is producing results, but there are still a large number of north country business owners that need guidance on how to best use Facebook and other social media platforms to develop new customers, according to those involved with the initiative."

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5 May 2017

New York SBDC Clients Sweep 2017 SBA Syracuse District Awards

Albany – The New York Small Business Development Center (SBDC) announced three of its clients, Rommel Fence, Saving Face Barber Shop, and Susan Jablon Mosaics, as 2017 Syracuse District Small Business Week Award winners, sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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4 May 2017

NYSBDC Clients Sweep SBA Syracuse District Small Business Week awards

SBA has selected Mary Rommel, owner of Rommel Fence, LLC based in Poland, N.Y., as the Syracuse District winner of 2017 Small Business Person of the Year Award (Nominated by the Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center), Susan Jablon Mosaics, LLC based in Binghamton, N.Y., is the New York State winner of 2017 Small Business Exporter of the Year Award (Nominated by the Binghamton Small Business Development Center) and Anthony Nappa, owner of Saving Face Barber Shop based in Camillus, N.Y., was awarded the 2017 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. (Nominated by the SUNY Oswego Small Business Development Center)

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2 May 2017

New York Small Business Development Center Wins SBA’s Excellence and Innovation Award

The Staten Island Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has been selected as the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2017 Excellence and Innovation Award Winner for both the New York District as well as SBA’s Region II, which includes all districts in New York State, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

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20 April 2017

NYSBDC Events for National Small Business Week

Information on NYSBDC-hosted events in recognition of National Small Business Week, April 30 - May 6, 2017.

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3 April 2017

Top 5 reasons new businesses fail

Stony Brook SBDC Advisor Ritu Wackett provides insights into why many small businesses fail, and what entrepreneurs can do to make their start-ups successful. (Full text for subscribers only.)

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