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Maryland SBDC Network’s Smart Start Program

Maryland Smart Start

Download article as PDF by Glenna E. Cush Like most SBDC’s nationwide, the Maryland Network struggles with providing quality assistance to an ever-growing population of entrepreneurs and small businesses.  As with many SBDC Networks, Maryland finds itself in the position of doing “more with less.” With efficiency and maximizing counselor resources in mind, the Maryland network […]

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Bucknell SBDC Helps Engineers Dive Head First into Technology

Scuba Line Pulley Design

Download article as PDF by Shane Cohen & Steven Stumbris From scuba diving equipment to video mapping systems, medical devices to concrete mixers, the engineers of Bucknell’s SBDC Engineering Development Services (EDS) have helped innovative entrepreneurs design, develop and launch new products.  Innovation, entrepreneurship, invention and design all come together at EDS … just ask Dennis Kaleta, […]

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Moving Small Businesses Forward with Technology Marketing Courses

Georgia Technology Marketing Course

Download article as PDF by Kyle Hensel Move over, college graduates because there is a new breed of graduates in Georgia. Small business owners across the state are completing the Georgia SBDC Network’s Maximum Contact series. The five week interactive series focuses on teaching students how to use technology to drive sales by using online […]

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Beef Jerky Manufacturing

Beef Jerky

Aspiring meat processors beware: a handful of select brands dominate the pre-packaged jerky and meat snacks industry. In 2007, according to Information Resources, Inc., the four top-selling labels comprised approximately 87% of jerky and 97% of dried meat snack sales in supermarkets and drugstores.

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