In The News Launches to Offer Latino-Owned Businesses Access to Crucial Start-Up Business Advice Via On-Demand Online Platform

The SBDC at TCNJ has just launched a new online training tool exclusively for Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs. is designed to help start-up Latino/Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs broaden their knowledge of business issues. The program, which includes five video and presentation-based modules, is entirely in Spanish and led by NJSBDC at TCNJ Assistant Director Lilian Mauro. is being offered FREE for a limited time to anyone who registers to watch the programs. Esta versión también se puede encontrar en español - hacer clic para leer más!

Mercer County New Jersey Business Owners Share Best Practices In Day-Long Facebook LIVE Videos to Commemorate Inaugural National SBDC Day

On March 22, 2017, NJ Small Business Development Center at The College of New Jersey (NJSBDC at TCNJ) leveraged the power of LIVE social media video when it featured six Mercer County, NJ businesses on Facebook Live as part of National SBDC Day. Local entrepreneurs shared inspirational insights on how they moved their small businesses forward.

2017-04-18T23:35:04+00:00 April 18th, 2017|2017, Events, Focus on Local, In The News, News, Special Events|

NJ Small Business Development Center at The College of New Jersey Urges Mercer County Independent Businesses and Residents to Participate in Small Business Saturday – November 26, 2016

Free Webinar to Be Held on Nov. 10th to Help Small Business Owners Prepare for Customers to "Shop Small" on the Most Important Shopping Day of the Year. The SBDC at TCNJ wants local residents and businesses to participate in Small Business Saturday (November 26), a day in which every shopper can support their local economy and the small business owners who provide the majority of economic growth. Join our FREE interactive marketing advice webinar on November 10, 2016 at 7pm to learn how to position your business for consumers to "Shop Small" with you as well as ask your questions LIVE!

2016-11-03T07:12:13+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|2016, Events, Focus on Local, In The News, News, sales, Special Events, Webinars|

SBA 2015 OED Report Highlights SBDC Success

The SBA Office of Entrepreneurial Development (OED) has published their 2015 Year in Review, highlighting the important progress made across the nation. In partnership with America’s SBDCs nationwide as well as counselors from the Women’s Business Centers (WBC) and SCORE programs, the OED has worked to ensure that every small business owner in America has access to effective counseling, mentoring, technical assistance and training services. The statistics for SBDCs and long-term business success have us BURSTING with pride. Check them out!

2016-10-18T13:38:09+00:00 October 18th, 2016|2016, In The News, News, SBA|

Deadline Nears for State Tax Credit

JULY 11, 2016. That’s your last chance to apply for tax credits through the Business Employment Incentive Program (BEIP). The 20-year-old program once offered grants to companies that created jobs in New Jersey, but it was closed in 2013. Earlier this year, Governor Christie signed a law offering businesses which qualified for BEIP to convert their outstanding grants into credits they can use to lower their tax liabilities and insurance premiums. Read on for details regarding the conversion and its upcoming deadline.

2016-05-16T21:46:04+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Editorial, Helpful Tips, In The News, News|

We’re #1! (But You Knew That…)

Not that you needed ANOTHER reason for working and living right here in Mercer County, but it’s reassuring to know other professionals think so too. WalletHub, a one-stop financial site for small business owners and consumers, recently ranked America’s Best & Worst Cities, and placed Princeton at the top — in the good column, that is. Who knew? We did, of course. Take a look!

2016-05-16T21:27:11+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Editorial, Focus on Local, In The News, News|

New Jersey SBDC Network Honors 13 Exceptional Clients, Legislators and Members of Media and Receives Thanks and Praise

The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers Network Honors 13 Exceptional Clients, Legislators and Members of the Media and Receives Thanks and Praise At Its Festive Annual Growth Success Awards Luncheon Dec. 5. SBDC at TCNJ Client Alvaro Lopez of AJ Cleanness Corporation Honored as 2014 Award Winner

2014-12-08T23:11:36+00:00 December 8th, 2014|2014, Awards, In The News, News|