Helping Small Businesses

Start, Grow, and Prosper

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Thinking of Starting Your Own Business?

Attend One of Our First Step Workshops

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How We Help

The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers no-cost, confidential consulting services and training workshops for small businesses and those who are thinking of starting a business in southwestern Pennsylvania.

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Start Or Buy Your Business

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Grow Your Business

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Exit Your Business

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International Trade

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Technology Commercialization


First Step: Business Start-up Essentials (Pittsburgh)

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First Step: Business Start-up Essentials (Lawrence)

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Get Behind the Numbers & Increase Your Profits

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