Spanish Business Center 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!

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.

SBDC at TCNJ Announces Customers Bank as a 2016-2017 Corporate Partner

Customers Bank Commits $5,000 for SBDC at TCNJ's networking & outreach Keep It Local Networking program geared toward established businesses across Mercer County. The bank will also support the SBDC at TCNJ's efforts to help connect businesses with information, advisement, and resources to help their companies grow.

August 9th: Lilian Mauro, America’s SBDC at TCNJ Assistant Regional Director, County/Spanish Projects to Speak at “Growing in Trenton: The Rise of Latino-Owned Businesses”

On Tuesday, August 9th at Trenton Country Club, the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce presents "Growing in Trenton: The Rise of Latino-Owned Businesses." Attendees will be treated to an all-star list of speakers, including our center's very own Assistant Director of County and Spanish Projects, Lilian Mauro! Attendees will learn about the rise of Latino-owned businesses and the promotion of economic development and revitalization projects in the Capital City. Read on for details and register online today!

Keep It Local Networking Events Now Available in English AND Spanish

Since 2015, our center has been hosting regular "Keep It Local" networking events at locations all over Mercer County. These incredibly successful morning events invite local business owners to come and enjoy great networking along with breakfast. We are thrilled to announce that we have another Keep It Local networking event on Thursday, May 26th at TCNJ's Barnes and Noble Cafe, and our Spanish Business Center is holding its first "Keep It Local Latino" event for Spanish-speaking business owners on Tuesday, May 31st at Restaurante El Mariachi . Read on for details and to register FREE!

Client Success Story: Maria Gonzalez Opens Mary’s Beauty Salon

Maria Gonzalez came to the United States from Ecuador 12 years ago with a dream of starting her own business here. After owning her own business in Ecuador for more than three years, changes in the economy lead her to leave everything and move to the United States. She started to work at other salons gaining valuable experience, but always kept in mind that one day she would be an entrepreneur here in the United States, just as she was back in Ecuador. Read on to find out how our center helped Maria to achieve her dreams...

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