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SBDC Announces Big Idea Contest

The IUP Small Business Development Center, in cooperation with Ben Franklin Technology Partners, invites tech entrepreneurs, software developers, or small manufacturers located in Indiana, Jefferson, Clearfield, and Cambria counties who are developing and bringing to market new products, processes, or software applications to enter the contest for up to $50,000 for a technology-related business idea.

Posted on 7/10/2020 3:14:08 PM

Congressman Thompson Visits IUP’s Small Business Development Center

Congressman Glenn Thompson, a strongadvocate for small business development centers, along with BrianSubich, the Congressman’s field representative for Indiana, Cambria, andClearfield counties, visited the IUP Small Business Development Center on March18, 2019.

Posted on 3/29/2019 11:53:07 AM

Directors of Center for Family Business and Small Business Development Center Honored

Ellen Ruddock, director, Center for Family Business, and Tony Palamone, director, Small Business Development Center, were recently honored at the 25th anniversary celebration of PowerLink.

Posted on 5/2/2017 9:13:47 AM

Small Business Development Centers Play a Vital Role

On April 23, 2017, the Indiana Gazette published a piece written by Tony Palamone, director of the IUP Small Business Development Center. The article, “As I See It: SBDCs play a vital role,” deals with the SBDC’s role in economic development which is foundational, yet often underappreciated.

Posted on 4/24/2017 10:03:09 AM

Small Business Development Center Director’s Presentation Places Third in Conference Competition

At the Small Business Institute 2017 annual conference in San Diego, Tony Palamone’s presentation, “Prometheus Unbound:Reigniting the Spirit of Student Engagement,” took third place in the national competition on Best Practices in Student Engagement atSBDCs.

Posted on 3/20/2017 8:22:27 AM

“Your Roadmap to Exporting” Seminar to Be Held March 14

Business owners will have an opportunity to learn about exporting at the “Your Road Map to Exporting” seminar on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 3/2/2017 8:51:46 AM

Small Business Development Center Participates in Ribbon Cutting for Hemmed Inn

Valerie Davis, a client of the IUP Small Business Development Center, formally cut the ribbon for the Hemmed Inn LLC after an intensive year of work.

Posted on 9/22/2016 8:54:49 AM

Spreading the Word: The Role of the SBDC

Personnel from the Small Business Development Center recently made three presentations on innovation, entrepreneurship, economic development, and business development to spread the word about the role of the SBDC in the economy.

Posted on 8/2/2016 1:33:03 PM

Entrepreneur’s Guide Leads to Award for IUP Small Business Development Center

The IUP Small Business Development Center (SBDC) recently received the 2013 Service Award from the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (PASBDC) for assisting the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) to redesign, reorganize, and rewrite the Pennsylvania Entrepreneur’s G

Posted on 11/25/2013 3:46:19 PM

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