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The University of Scranton
Small Business Development Center

part of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center Network

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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.

The Vision for Your Business
Business Planning Starting a Business

The Vision for Your Business

The Vision for Your Business SBDC’s new Mastering Your Business Model with Business Model Canvas sessions provide additional insight for...
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Governor Wolf Announces Lift of All COVID Mitigation Orders (Except Masking) Starting May 31 and Increased Percentages for Events/Gatherings on May 17
Agriculture COVID 19 Managing a Business

Governor Wolf Announces Lift of All COVID Mitigation Orders (Except Masking) Starting May 31 and Increased Percentages for Events/Gatherings on May 17

On May 4th Governor Tom Wolf announced that beginning Monday, May 31, 2021, Pennsylvania will lift all COVID mitigation orders,...
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A ‘Site’ to Behold: Why a business’s online presence can be its most valued asset
Business Planning Marketing

A ‘Site’ to Behold: Why a business’s online presence can be its most valued asset

A ‘Site’ to Behold Why a business’s online presence can be its most valued asset What story is your business...
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Getting Started: What You Should Know When Launching Your Start-Up
Business Planning Starting a Business

Getting Started: What You Should Know When Launching Your Start-Up

Getting Started What you should know when launching your start-up For many entrepreneurs, the first step in launching their start-up...
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Building Up Businesses
Business Planning COVID 19

Building Up Businesses

Building Up Businesses How The University of Scranton SBDC is working to help businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic With...
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“Running a Great Farmers’ Market Booth” Offers Training as Farmers’ Market Season Approaches
Agriculture

“Running a Great Farmers’ Market Booth” Offers Training as Farmers’ Market Season Approaches

Nowhere in the food economy is the nexus of producer and consumer more pronounced than the farmers’ market. As spring...
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