Welcome to
The University of Scranton
Small Business Development Center

part of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center Network

➡️Click here for Funding & Other Resources for Small Businesses

The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides educational programs and no cost, confidential consulting services to entrepreneurs looking to start a small business or grow an existing small business in Bradford County, Lackawanna County, Monroe County, Pike County, Susquehanna County, Tioga County, Wayne County, and Wyoming County in Pennsylvania. The University of Scranton has hosted the SBDC since 1980, providing outstanding resources, support, and funding. The SBDC is housed in the University’s nationally recognized Kania School of Management.

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Starting a Business Woman Owned Business

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New Year, New Business Webinar Series
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