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NY SBDC Client Paradox Brewery Breaks Ground as part of Governor's "Gateway to the Adirondacks" Project4/17/2018

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) held a groundbreaking celebration on April 11 featuring Paradox Brewery, as part of the Governor's "Gateway to the Adirondacks" project, and part of the State's Adventure NY initiative to enhance access to state lands and connect New Yorkers to nature and the outdoors. An estimated $25 million in public/private resources have been committed to the project to date. Paradox Brewery, a client of the NY Small Business Development Center (SBDC), was the first private investor to join the project.

Start, Grow, Succeed: Insider’s Secrets from America’s Leading Small Business Guru and America’s SBDC Network4/13/2018

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.

NYSBDC 2017 Annual Report is now available4/11/2018

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

Mobile business owners think outside the brick-and-mortar box4/6/2018

Erica Chase-Gregory, regional director of the Small Business Development Center at Farmingdale State College, said mobile businesses are in demand, partly because they provide a service for busy consumers who are “only getting busier.”

Small business aid celebrated with visit to sugarhouse3/22/2018

The North Country Small Business Development Center and the Syracuse District of the U.S. Small Business Association recognized the National Small Business Development Center Center Day with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Black Rooster Maple sugarhouse in Keene.

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