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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.

How to Track PPP Loans and Documentation

How to Track PPP Loans and Documentation

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) can be 100% forgiven--if you meet certain criteria. To ensure that your loan is forgiven it is extremely important to keep accurate records. We recommend opening a separate bank account so you can easily track your expenses. Read more

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Paycheck Protection Program: What You Need to Know

Paycheck Protection Program: What You Need to Know

The $349 billion program was enacted as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The provisions in the CARES Act are authorizing SBA to temporarily guarantee loans under a new 7(a) loan program, the "Paycheck Protection Program" (PPP). Read more

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Surviving the Coronavirus: 19 Practical Tips

Surviving the Coronavirus: 19 Practical Tips

As the pandemic continues to impact our lives, its impact on small businesses has already become unmanageable. In this post, we provide you the practical steps that you can apply today and lessen the impact of coronavirus on your business. Read more

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Everything You Need to Know About SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Everything You Need to Know About SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans

A resource for small businesses on dealing with coronavirus related challenges such as cash crunch, contracts and some guidance on relief loans to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19 (coronavirus). 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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