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Maine SBDC Secures Grant to Help Transition Unemployed to Entrepreneurship in the Bucksport Region

The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC) has received funds from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)’s Portable Assistance Grant Program to develop a program that will provide entrepreneurial advising and training for potential and existing business owners in the Bucksport Bay Area who have been adversely affected by the closure of the Verso… Read more »

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Protect your business and your customers from growing cybersecurity threats. Small businesses are an easy target for cyberattacks as they have weaker security and therefore it is easier to gain access to their information, systems and networks.  Small Business Cybersecurity Defensive Measures: Train and educate employees Establish basic security practices and policies for your employees such as strong… Read more »

New Business Advisor in Aroostook County

Meet Josh Nadeau, Center Director/Business Advisor at Northern Maine Development Commission serving all of Aroostook County.   Born and raised in Caribou, Josh is the son and former employee of a small business entrepreneur who successfully owns and has run a business for over 20 years. His past experience includes serving as a Commercial Lines Underwriter for MG Insurance… Read more »

Maine SBDC Announces 2015 State Star

The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC) has selected Ann McAlhany as the 2015 State Star. The award, given annually, recognizes a member of the Maine SBDC staff that has shown exemplary performance and a strong commitment to small business success.   “Ann is an incredible asset to our program and role model among… Read more »