Duquesne University SBDC provides resources to small businesses to help them start, grow, and prosper. Our consultants and partners share their knowledge and expertise on various topics such as starting a business, marketing, technology commercialization, buying a business, and financing.
SBA loan requirements can vary depending on the lender and the individual loan program. In general, to qualify for a business loan through an SBA-funded institution, your business needs to meet certain general SBA eligibility criteria. The general eligibility requirements include: Read more
To assist anyone who is interested in an SBA guaranteed loan, SBA provides a lenders list on their website. Also, you can contact financial institutions directly, just ask if they participate in SBA lending offerings. Read more
The 504 program is financing for owner-occupied commercial real estate properties. Properties must be at least 51% occupied by the borrower. Read more
The SBA is a federal program under the auspices of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. The Commissioner of the SBA is a member of the President's Cabinet. One of its primary purposes is to provide resources to the small business community in order to enhance economic growth. Read more
If you recently opened your business, or if you want to expand your already existing business, opening a social media account is the way to go! Read more