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Duquesne University SBDC Blog

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.

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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Managing Cash Flow in a Crisis

Managing Cash Flow in a Crisis

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

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Best Practices for Working from Home

Best Practices for Working from Home

Working from home is new to many, but there are tips that will ease the adjustment to this "new normal" that remote workers might experience during this pandemic. Read more

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Duquesne University SBDC recognized as Healthcare Center of Excellence

Duquesne University SBDC recognized as Healthcare Center of Excellence

Duquesne University Small Business Development Center has recently been awarded a CARES Act funding grant from the United States Small Business Administration. This grant deems our center as a Center of Excellence in life sciences and health-related industries. Read more

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Best Practices to Reopen Our Businesses

Best Practices to Reopen Our Businesses

The idea of reopening under the new normal is somewhat of a shock to all of us and calls for a high level of readjustment. With the uncertainty in where this pandemic is leading us, we also wonder how to reinvigorate our businesses and the drastic changes that come with it. Read more

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