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Jan
18

Career advisor supports Vermont students, even if they can’t pay

2 minute read By Amanda Kuhnert Two students enter their junior year in high school with similar capabilities. One graduates two years later and heads off to college. The other doesn’t receive her high school diploma. This is a scenario that teachers and school administrators see played out time and time again, and one that Deborah Singiser of […]

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Jan
14

VtSBDC selected as “hub” grantee in SBA’s Community Navigator Program with nine partners identified as “spokes”

3 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt. (Jan. 14, 2022) – As part of a national initiative introduced by President Biden and Vice President Harris, Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) has been chosen as one of 51 grantees nationwide to be part of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Community Navigator Pilot Program. There were more than 700 submissions for […]

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Jan
11

Rossi elected national Board Chair for America’s SBDC

2 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt (Jan. 10, 2022) — At a virtual membership meeting of all 62 Small Business Development Center (SBDC) networks in the national association, the membership elected Linda Rossi, State Director of Vermont’s Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC), to another two-year term on the national Board, and the board then elected Rossi as Chair […]

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Jan
06

Introducing Your Year-End Accounting Checklist: Be prepared and check all the boxes to ensure your business is “tax-ready”

< 1 minute read For Vermont’s small business owners, the arrival of 2022 means that it’s time to prepare your 2021 year-end items for your tax preparer. To make that process as easy as possible, Carol Feliciano, VtSBDC consultant and owner of 802 Books & Taxes, has created a complete checklist of everything you will need. As the business […]

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Dec
20

UVM Graduate Sets Up Consulting Business in Burlington

2 minute read By Amanda Kuhnert Jason Nachamie moved to Vermont from New York in the fall of 2020 to attend the University of Vermont’s Sustainable Innovation MBA (SI-MBA) program. As he reached the end of the program last spring, he knew he wanted to launch his career in Vermont. But after a brief job search, he became […]

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Dec
13

Introducing Buying & Selling a Small Business, a Step-By-Step Guidebook to help both buyers and sellers navigate the process.

< 1 minute read Introducing Buying & Selling a Small Business, a new resource from VtSBDC that provides you with a Step-By-Step Guidebook to help both buyers and sellers navigate the process. Both buyer and seller should seek additional guidance from a business advisor. The sale of a business requires time, research and careful planning.  Buyers must do their […]

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Dec
06

Introducing The Plan, a step-by-step guide to writing your business plan

< 1 minute read Introducing The Plan, a new resource from VtSBDC that provides you with a Step-By-Step Guidebook to Planning for your Business. Planning is your map to success in the business world. You need to write a business plan if you are:– Starting or buying a business– Financing or refinancing your business– Raising debt or equity capital […]

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Nov
29

Widewail founder weighs in on thinking big, shopping small, and helping businesses get ahead in an SEO world

3 minute read There was a time not too long ago when the term “reputation management” was used only by public relations pros shaping the perception of their corporate clients. With growth of the internet and the increasing prevalence of social media, online search results have jumped to the front burner for all businesses, no matter what their […]

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