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Rich Longo

Rich Longo
Rich Longo is the Director of Duquesne University/Palumbo-Donahue School of Business/Small Business Development Center (SBDC) where he assists new and existing businesses in the areas of business plan development: financial forecasting/financial statement development: marketing strategy and implementation plans. Rich is also certified in Technology Commercialization.

Happy National Small Business Week

Happy National Small Business Week

The Duquesne University SBDC has been able to serve and support over 2,000 small businesses through these last several months. Congratulations on your small business and thank you for allowing us to continue serving you during this nationally-recognized week of success! Read more

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Should You Start a Business During a Crisis?

Should You Start a Business During a Crisis?

Often it is the uncertainly that can make for a very successful business. Here are some thoughts for you to consider especially when you hear the famous phrase mentioned prior! You may want to ignore the naysayers and/or those who portend doom and gloom! Read more

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7 Hard Money Lessons for Small Businesses

7 Hard Money Lessons for Small Businesses

A lot of uncertainty from this pandemic surrounds business owners and important decisions must be made for a future that is difficult to predict. These 7 tips shouldn't only apply to life during the COVID-19 pandemic; we should all learn to become money savers throughout our financial careers. Read more

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Blog SBIR and STTR 101

Blog SBIR and STTR 101

Forward-thinking small businesses are likely trying to implement innovative technology into their marketplace constantly. For their efforts, funding is often necessary, but how should a small business owner proceed? The answer is simple: SBIR and STTR. Read more

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Starting a Small Business in Pennsylvania: The Ultimate Guide

Starting a Small Business in Pennsylvania: The Ultimate Guide

Start a successful small business in Pennsylvania. Decide your business structure, get your EIN, and register your business. Learn more! Read more

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