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Helping Small Businesses

Launch, Innovate, Thrive!

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MaxxCole Salon & Skin Spa, LLC

Incredible Growth of a Woman-led Business

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Engage Kidz, LLC

Growing Fast and Enjoying the Ride

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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?

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Buying a Business

The SBDC Global Business Program

International Trade

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First Step: Business Essentials (Pittsburgh) (in-person & live stream)

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Apr. 17
At 10:00 AM

Normative Leadership Series: Part 2 - Powerful Skills for Creating and Managing The Organizational Culture

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Apr. 18
At 09:00 AM

Emerging Social Media Trends (webinar)

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Apr. 18
At 10:00 AM