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VtSBDC Names Regional Advisor State Star

VtSBDC Names Regional Advisor State Star

06-18-15

State Director Linda Rossi announced this week that Charley Ininger has been selected as the 2015 State Star of Vermont Small Business Development Center.

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$100K to Support Technology, Innovation

06-10-15

$100,000 Small Business Administration grant to assist technology businesses. Details here.

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SBA Names Vermont's Small Business Person of the Year

05-07-15

Several Vermont business owners have been honored for their outstanding work. Check out who was recognized here.

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Brattleboro Vintage Clothing Store Eyes All Things Hip

Brattleboro Vintage Clothing Store Eyes All Things Hip

05-07-15

Loretta and Matt took a road trip to Vermont from California in the 90’s and fell in love. In 1999 they moved to Brattleboro (after looking all over Vermont) and opened Boomerang to sell used and vintage clothing.

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Class Teaches Business Side Of Craft Brewing

Class Teaches Business Side Of Craft Brewing

03-30-15

Every homebrewer who has sipped his or her own creations and tasted the satisfaction of a job well done has likely at least contemplated what it would be like to share their recipes with the world, or to make a living from their passion for handcrafted beers.

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Clients Access $4.8 Billion Nationwide in 2014

03-18-15

According to a recently completed annual impact report created from small business client surveys, America’s Small Business Development Centers’ clients accessed $4.8 billion in financing and created and retained 158,000 jobs in 2014.

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What Our Services Did For Vermont's Economy In 2014

02-12-15

VtSBDC small business services have a huge impact on Vermont's economy in the form of dozens of jobs and millions of dollars infused into our economy.

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Learn How To Protect Your Intellectual Property

12-16-14

In this workshop we’ll discuss the various forms of intellectual property (IP) protection; what is IP and what are the forms of IP, when to use copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, and patents, how to determine if your innovation can or should be patented and what are the steps involved.

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Starting Your Own Business? Don't Miss This Step-By-Step Guide

12-16-14

Starting your own business can be challenging. Are you ready? Coming soon in December, this four-hour workshop is an essential guide for the first-time business owner.

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Turning Ideas Into Cash. Upcoming Workshop Manages How Practicle Your Innovation Is

11-20-14

What is the sequence of steps to affirm that your innovation has legs, that someone actually wants it and learn how to communicate your innovation without divulging your secret sauce.

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Vermont Small Business Development Center Names Charles Ininger Area Business Advisor – Central Vermont

08-29-14

Charles Ininger (Charley) has just been named as the new Area Business Advisor for the Vermont Small Business Development Center’s Central Vermont region covering Washington and Lamoille counties.

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“STATE STAR” -  Steve Densham  selection announced by Vermont Small Business Development Center

“STATE STAR” - Steve Densham selection announced by Vermont Small Business Development Center

07-18-14

State Director, Linda Rossi, announced that Steve Densham has been selected as the 2014 State Star of Vermont Small Business Development Center (vtsbdc.org).

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“VTeen Entrepreneurs” – at “GIV-E” What’s it all about?

07-17-14

As a teenager how did you spend some of your summer vacation? Just kicking back? Hanging out? Doing odd jobs? Other?

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VtSBDC Hosts Awards Reception to Honor Students

06-18-14

"What do an animal shelter, audio systems, softball camps and salads made with local greens all have in common?"

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Jam company recognized for its family roots

Jam company recognized for its family roots

06-12-14

A specialty food company in Brattleboro is being recognized by the Small Business Administration.

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Growth opportunities exist in global markets...

Growth opportunities exist in global markets...

03-06-14

but are you struggling to carve out the time and resources to seize them?

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The Governor's Institutes of Vermont New Entrepreneurship Institute!

The Governor's Institutes of Vermont New Entrepreneurship Institute!

02-20-14

For the past few years, we've been asking students "If you could start a new GIV Institute, what would it be about?" The overwhelming answer? Entrepreneurship.So, proudly we announce:

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Vermont Small Business Development Center Area Business Advisor Ross Hart Earns International Trade Certification

Vermont Small Business Development Center Area Business Advisor Ross Hart Earns International Trade Certification

01-24-14

Ross Hart, Northeast Kingdom Area Business Advisor for Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC), recently earned the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) certification through the North American Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) professional association. He is one of only four CGBP recipients in Vermont, and the second VtSBDC advisor with this certification.

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Vermont Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Week “Spreading the Spirit of Entrepreneurship”

Vermont Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Week “Spreading the Spirit of Entrepreneurship”

01-06-14

A celebration of entrepreneurship in Vermont featuring the announcement of the winners of the annual high school/technical center visual media competition, a Governor’s Proclamation and business highlights from four young Vermont enterprising entrepreneurs will be held Thursday, February 6th at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier from 9:00am to 1pm; plus students representing Career and Technical Center Student Organizations: FBLA, FFA, DECA and Skills USA will share information and provide a light breakfast for legislators in the Statehouse cafeteria from 7:30am – 9am. Students, legislators, college representatives, state/local service providers and entrepreneurs are welcome to attend and share lively business discussions over lunch.

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How Could VtSBDC Help You In 2014?

01-03-14

VtSBDC is a statewide program with a mission to positively impact and strengthen established and start-up businesses through one-on-one, confidential, no-cost advising services.

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