Maine SBDC State Office (Portland, ME) – The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC) is celebrating 40 years of helping build and strengthen Maine’s small businesses through no-cost business advising and training. In 1977, the University of Southern Maine (USM) was among eight pilot sites funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to… Read more »
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SBDC Day is a collective movement created by America’s SBDC, the association representing America’s largest business assistance network of SBDCs. SBDC Day will help share the small business success stories and notable impact that SBDCs have fostered in communities nationwide.
From the Maine Senate Republicans: AUGUSTA – State Senator Amy Volk (R-Cumberland), chair of the Labor Commerce, Research and Economic Development Committee (LCRED), congratulates Maine Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) on celebrating their 40th business anniversary. “Since 1977, Maine SBDC has helped countless Mainers start over 2,000 new businesses, create and save over 13,400 jobs… Read more »
SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US! As part of our 40th anniversary, we will be sharing client, partner and stakeholder stories throughout the year! Tell us about your business and how the Maine SBDC has helped you. We want to highlight your company and thank you for supporting our program!
View our full March 2017 Newsletter (PDF download) In this update: Help us celebrate 40 years! * March 22nd is SBDC day * New guide to starting a business released
You have an idea and want to start a business. Starting a business is challenging – there are many things to think about, decide upon and do. At the Maine SBDC one of the most frequent requests we get is for assistance with starting a business. Our goal is to make sure you are on… Read more »
Essential workshops to help you market your business!
It was a record year for Maine small businesses securing capital to start and grow their companies in 2016, according to a recently released annual report compiled by the Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC).
Record Year for Client Success in Securing Capital * Hiding in Plain Site – The IRS Website * Meet an Advisor * Meet a Partner * Upcoming Events
Maine SBDC client Joel Alex and his business Blue Ox Malthouse featured in Maine Startup Insider! The other thing that emboldened me to pursue this and decline graduate school was that I had come across Top Gun, I had come across the Maine SBDC. Because in November 2012 when I made the decision to pursue… Read more »