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.
A sole proprietorship is the simplest and most common form of business. It's easy to set up, there are minimal paperwork and fees, and you are in complete control. Read more
Cindi Oliver is a business consultant with extensive background in entrepreneurship, marketing, and real estate. Read more
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
In the COVID-19 pandemic era we are in, many businesses are feeling a non-medical symptom: the "Cash Pinch." Revenue from sales is down, but expenses (and principal on loans) still need to be paid. Read more