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CTSBDC Launches Innovative Business Growth and Success Initiatives at October 21 Event

October 17, 2014|

Connecticut Small Business Development Center Launches Innovative Business Growth and Success Initiatives at October 21, 2014 Celebratory Event STORRS, CT. (October 16, 2014) - Small business owners and entrepreneurs wanting to grow and thrive [...]

Small Businesses Win in SBA’s FY2013 Federal Procurement Scorecard

August 4, 2014|

Small Businesses Win in SBA's FY2013 Federal Procurement Scorecard For the first time in 8 years, the federal government has met its annual 23% goal for small business contracting thanks to the SBA and President [...]

CT’s Incumbent Worker Training 2014 – 2015

July 18, 2014|

CT's Incumbent Worker Training 2014-2105 The Connecticut Department of Labor has received an allocation for businesses that are planning to conduct internal training for their new and existing employees. Here is an overview: What [...]

U.S. Employment Gains Set Connecticut Up for Job-Growth Opportunity

July 9, 2014|

U.S. Employment Gains Set Connecticut Up for Job-Growth Opportunity July 3, 2014, by CBIA Today’s news out of the U.S. Department of Labor could spell more success for Connecticut’s employment situation, which has now [...]

Governor Malloy Announces Next Round of Brownfield Funding

May 21, 2014|

Brownfield Grant Program Info Sessions Governor Dannel P. Malloy recently announced the CT Dept. of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is accepting applications for a new round of funding of up to $20 million to [...]

Greater Danbury Chamber to Help Small Businesses Succeed

May 21, 2014|

Greater Danbury Chamber to Help Small Businesses Succeed By Angela Barbosa in Columns, Community in Focus, May 19, 2014Many small business owners, especially within ethnic communities, face adversities when it comes to launching their ideas [...]

The State’s Top Entrepreneurs Will Be Honored by the SBA

May 13, 2014|

The State’s Top Entrepreneurs Will Be Honored by the SBA The state’s top entrepreneurs will be honored at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Week event on June 6th in Bridgeport, CT.  Hitesh “Max” Kothari [...]

SBA Recognizes SCORE 50th Anniversary During National Small Business Week

May 13, 2014|

SBA Recognizes SCORE 50th Anniversary During National Small Business Week WASHINGTON – During National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration is proud to recognize SCORE for its 50th anniversary in providing volunteer counseling [...]

SBA Announces 2014 Connecticut Small Business Week Winners

May 9, 2014|

HARTFORD, CT – The state’s top entrepreneurs will be honored at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Week event on June 6th in Bridgeport, CT.  Hitesh “Max” Kothari & Parag “Roger” Mehla President & [...]

State Passes b-corps Legislation

May 9, 2014|

State Passes b-corps Legislation By: Elizabeth Kim, Posted on the Stamford Advocate, Thursday, May 8, 2014,Social entrepreneurs in Connecticut will soon have a way to merge good deeds with corporate-style capitalism.The state legislature this [...]

2014 Tibbetts/SBIR Hall of Fame Nomination Period Extended

May 6, 2014|

SBA has extended the deadline for submitting nominations for its annual Tibbetts and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Hall of Fame Awards. The deadline has been extended from May 2 to May 9. Submit your [...]

America’s SBDC Biz Blog Listed as Forbes’ “100 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs”

December 10, 2013|

America's SBDC Biz Blog Listed as Forbes' "100 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs" Burke, VA - The America's SBDC 'Biz Blog' was featured on Forbes.com on November 12, 2013 as one of the "100 Best Websites [...]