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NJEMPRESARIO.com 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. NJEMPRESARIO.com 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. NJEMPRESARIO.com 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!

Celebrating National Small Business Week April 30-May 6, 2017

DID YOU KNOW? More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year. During National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration highlights the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from all 50 states and U.S. territories. There are multiple ways to participate in the celebration - the week is jam-packed full of FREE, LIVE activities! Check out our list!

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

March 22: Today is SBDC Day! Follow our Facebook for LIVE Updates!

SBDC Day is a national, collective proclamation of the success and impacts America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) have across the nation in economic development and the small businesses community. America’s SBDC New Jersey will join with the other 49 states’ SBDCs to celebrate the first America's SBDC Day TODAY, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Nearly 1,000 offices nationally will join in promoting – via social media and live and other events – the core mission and successful outcomes of America’s SBDC program. We'll be sharing videos on our Facebook pages in English and Spanish, so join in the social media conversation by using the hashtag #SBDCDay. Follow us to see the updates happen in real time! Sharing the stories of YOU - our clients - is the best way to celebrate #SBDCDay.

2017-03-21T23:12:21+00:00March 21st, 2017|2017, Events, Focus on Local, News, Special Events|

SBA Emerging Leaders 2017 Program Open for Applications

Attention Business Owners! Looking for a solution on how to grow your small business in 2017? The SBA may have the answer. Recruitment for the SBA’s Emerging Leaders 2017 training cycle is now underway. Since 2008, Emerging Leaders has trained more than 4,000 promising small business owners in underserved communities, and continues its impact in helping small business owners grow and create jobs. Find out what Emerging Leaders can do for you!

2017-02-14T21:51:32+00:00February 14th, 2017|2017, News, Resources, SBA, Training|

SBDC @ TCNJ Congratulates the 2016 Success Award Winner: Saint Joseph Contractor LLC!

Each year America's Small Business Development Center New Jersey (NJSBDC) recognizes small businesses and entrepreneurs from different sectors for their development and growth with the assistance provided by NJSBDC professionals and experts. This year we are very proud to introduce the SBDC @ TCNJ 2016 annual Success Award winner to Mr. Luis Barboza of Saint Joseph Contractor LLC. -- Cada año America's Small Business Development Center de New Jersey (NJSBDC) reconoce a pequeñas empresas y empresarios de diferentes sectores por su desarrollo y crecimiento con la asistencia proporcionada por los profesionales y expertos del NJSBDC. Este año estamos muy orgullosos de presentar a nuestro ganador del SBDC at The College of New Jersey al Sr. Luis Barboza de Saint Joseph Contractor LLC.

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!

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+00:00October 18th, 2016|2016, In The News, News, SBA|