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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.

3 Benefits of Filing a Provisional Patent Application

3 Benefits of Filing a Provisional Patent Application

If you have an innovative idea that may have commercial value, a good first step can be to file a provisional patent application. But what is and isn't a provisional patent application, and what are the benefits? Read more

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How to Start a Business in Pennsylvania: The Ultimate Guide 2021

How to Start a Business in Pennsylvania: The Ultimate Guide 2021

Entrepreneurs are experts at what they do but, not necessarily experts on starting a business. Read our ultimate guide to take a big step towards opening your doors! Read more

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Employee Wellness Programs: Why Small Business Benefits

Employee Wellness Programs: Why Small Business Benefits

As a small business owner, the impact of implementing or strengthening an employee wellness program can produce benefits far wider than most realize at first. Read more

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Get to Know Our Team: Marvin Yu

Get to Know Our Team: Marvin Yu

Marvin S. Yu comes to the SBDC as a Business Consultant within the Technology Commercialization Center of Excellence (TC COE) brought to the SBDC through funding from the CARES Act of 2020. Read more

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COVID-19 Employer Requirements: What You Need to Know

COVID-19 Employer Requirements: What You Need to Know

During this hectic and stressful time, COVID-19 safety & health guidelines seem to change overnight. Here are 7 things small businesses should know. Read more

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