Start.Grow.Prosper. | Duquesne University Small Business Development Center

Submit Your Business Plan

Cash and service prizes valued at over $100,000

Learn more about the business competition!

Exhibiting at the Small Business Resource Fair

Help small business owners, meeting other service providers, and talking with Senator Lindsey M. Williams

Duquesne SBDC services and how we can help

Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) visits

our very own SBDC client, Cookie Cookie Ice Cream

Watch our client's story - Opening an Ice Cream Sandwich Shop

Paw & Order Dog Training

Growing the Business and Training the Clients at the Same Time!

Read more about their story

Helping Small Businesses

Launch, Innovate, Thrive!

Request No-cost Consulting

Start a Business, Grow Your Business!

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?

Learn More About Small Business Funding


See how we can help

Buying a Business

The SBDC Global Business Program

International Trade

Learn More About SBIR/STTR Grants



Get Your Website Reviewed (Webinar)

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Sep. 20
At 10:00 AM

How to Effectively Integrate ChatGPT into Your Writing (in-person)

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Sep. 21
At 10:00 AM

Normative Leadership Series (in-person)

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Sep. 26
At 10:00 AM