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UConn Student to Spend Summer as Budding Entrepreneur

June 24, 2015|

UConn Student to Spend Summer as Budding Entrepreneur University of Connecticut business student Anthony LeClair of Middletown poses with Mayor Dan Drew after receiving a certificate from the city commending him for his [...]

Stamford, Fairfield County Add Up on NerdWallet

May 13, 2015|

Fairfield County made a surprise appearance on NerdWallet's annual study of the best places in America to start a business, after being nowhere near the finish line on the 2014 installment of the report. [...]

Square Expands ‘Square Cash’ To Business Level Processing

March 30, 2015|

Square Expands 'Square Cash' To Business Level Processing by Chris Crum | March 26, 2015 Square announced the launch of Square Cash for businesses in the U.S. Until now, the product has only been available [...]

National Entrepreneurship Program for Women Veterans and Military Spouses Will Be Offered in New England in August

March 18, 2015|

National Entrepreneurship Program for Women Veterans and Military Spouses Will Be Offered in New England in August March 17, 2015 Are you a female veteran, active service member, or military spouse/life partner interested in [...]

Reach Global Markets with the SBA

March 16, 2015|

Reach Global Markets with the SBA by Seth A. Goodall | March 9, 2015 Today, 98 percent of American companies that export are small businesses, but more than half of our exporters are only selling [...]

SBA Launches Online Matchmaking for Small Business Loans

February 23, 2015|

SBA Launches Online Matchmaking for Small Business Loans by Maria Contreras-Sweet | Feb 11 2015 If there’s broad agreement that small businesses are the engine that powers the American economy, shouldn’t it be easier [...]

SBA Partners with Local Credit Unions to Boost Main Street Lending

February 23, 2015|

SBA Partners with Local Credit Unions to Boost Main Street Lending By Seth A. Goodall | Feb 20, 2015 Did you know two out of every three new private sector jobs are created by small [...]

DECD Chief: Next Mission is Lifting CT’s Urban Jobs

February 3, 2015|

DECD Chief: Next Mission is Lifting CT's Urban Jobs By Gregory Seay | January 26, 2015 PHOTO | HBJ File DECD Commissioner Catherine H. Smith Now, says Catherine H. Smith, commissioner of the state Department of [...]

Will the Government Help You Start A New Business?

January 5, 2015|

Will the Government Help You Start A New Business? By FitSmallBusiness.com | December 29, 2014 Will the government help you start a new business? The short answer is yes. There are numerous government-funded organizations [...]

May Your New Year Flourish. Happy New Year From The CTSBDC!

December 22, 2014|

May Your New Year Flourish. Happy New Year From The CTSBDC!     May Your New Year Flourish. Happy New Year From The CTSBDC! Back to News

Office of Advocacy Releases Small Business Lending Report

December 22, 2014|

Office of Advocacy Releases Small Business Lending Report The Office of Advocacy has released its annual report on small business lending. Small Business Lending in the United States, 2013 describes trends in the small [...]

New Voucher Program will Help Manufacturers Lead in Productivity and Technological Innovation

December 12, 2014|

New Voucher Program will Help Manufacturers Lead in Productivity and Technological Innovation (HARTFORD) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced a $3.5 million matching grant voucher program as part of the new Connecticut Manufacturing [...]