College Prep Lady Prepares High School Students for Post- Secondary Education in Central, PA

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Like all local heroes, and nascent entrepreneurs, Myra Blackwell successfully identified a business opportunity after listening to the needs and challenges in her community.  As a result, Myra Blackwell, also known as the “College Prep Lady”, began the courageous journey to create a new venture that aims to simplify the process…

Bucknell University SBDC Holds 2017 Celebration of Small Business

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On Friday, July 21, 2017 the Bucknell University SBDC held is annual Celebration of Small Business on Bucknell's campus in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. During the breakfast, four awards were given to the following exemplary small business owners: InnovateHER Business Challenge Bucknell SBDC Regional Winner: Kaitlin Schuck, Threading Love, Recognizing her efforts and…

Want to Commercialize your Technology? Learn How at the 2017 SBIR Workshop in Villanova

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Are you a small business owner or an entrepreneur in the technology sector looking for opportunities to fund development of an innovative technology? If you want to commercialize your technology, The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program can help.   As a highly competitive awards-based program, SBIR provides funding for innovators…

"Meet the Lenders" Event For Local Entrepreneurs Slated for October 5 in Philadelphia

On October 5, 2017, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Eastern Pennsylvania District will be participating in a lender outreach event hosted by SCORE. Together, they bring “Meet the Lenders” Borrowing Matchmaking, a networking event designed to connect small business owners and entrepreneurs with resource partners and lenders in an engaging “speed dating” format.

Designed as a series of one-on-one meetings within 15-minute “pitch periods”, potential borrowers will have access to free, confidential SBDC consulting, and business planning assistance to prepare their pitch and materials. Lenders can then schedule follow‐up interviews with the business owners and entrepreneurs whose proposals align with their portfolio.

Whether you are in the start-up stage or a small business owner looking to grow, entrepreneurs at every stage of business development are encourage to attend. For more information or to register, click here.

WHO:       SBA Lenders (Banks, Microlenders, Certified Development Corporations)

WHAT:    “Meet The Lenders” Borrower-Lender Matchmaking Event

WHEN:    Thursday, October 5, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

WHERE: The Pyramid Club, Mellon Building, 1735 Market Street, 52nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103


For additional event information contact: SCORE Philadelphia #46, 105 N. 22nd Street, 1st Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Office: 215-231-9880  | Email: