Our New Director

Rich Longo has been named as the new director of the SBDC

Center of Excellence in Life Sciences and Healthcare

Duquesne University SBDC recognized as Healthcare Center of Excellence

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Duquesne University New Venture Challenge

Cash and service prizes valued at over $100,000

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Helping Small Businesses

Start, Grow, and Prosper

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How We Help

The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers no-cost, confidential consulting services and training workshops in southwestern Pennsylvania to empower entrepreneurs and small business owners with the knowledge they need to start, grow, and prosper.

Startup Planning

Starting a Business?

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Buying a Business

The SBDC Global Business Program

International Trade

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Restaurants & Bars: Expanding Operations During Covid-19 (Webinar)

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Aug. 4
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First Step: Business Essentials (Webinar)

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Aug. 18
At 10:00 AM

Business Insurance: Everything You Need to Know (Webinar)

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Sep. 8
At 10:00 AM