June 2015 - The University of La Verne Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Assisting Clients in the
Eastern San Gabriel Valley
hosted by: University of La Verne SBDC

Monthly Archives: June 2015

Federal Government Sets Record Achievement for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Contracts

This year, the federal government set a new record of achievement of rewarding contracting dollars to service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSBs).  The Small Business Administration’…

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Federal Government Achieves 2014 Small Business Procurement Contracting Goal for Second Consecutive Year

Small Business Contracting and the Federal Government Each year, the United States government spends nearly half a trillion dollars on goods and services. By statute, it…
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Business Liability Insurance: It’s Not One Size Fits All – Tips for Choosing the Right Coverage

Starting a small business is not a one size fits all-process. However, one best practice that all small businesses should consider is liability insurance. It’s no surprise that most of the…

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SBA Launches ‘Startup in a Day’ Initiative

When I started my businesses, it was overwhelming. I had to set up a legal structure, find office space, learn local zoning laws, apply for multiple licenses and permits, and navigate a maze of…
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10 Crowdfunding Misconceptions

You’ve heard about crowdfunding. It’s everywhere. You’ve heard about other …
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Is Your Business Prepared to Weather the Storm?

June marks the official start of the six-month Atlantic hurricane season.  While there haven’t been many storms to date (…

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Tibbetts Awards and SBIR Hall of Fame Inductions – Recognizing the most bleeding-edge innovators in the world @ the White House

Yesterday, we had occasion to celebrate this amazing country’s inventors, researchers, innovators and STEM-focused small businesses and entrepreneurs.  It was an especially important occasion for…

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SBIR & STTR’s New Logo

Today at the National SBIR Conference,…
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The Wheels of Urban Innovation Are Turning in The Bronx

It was awesome to have participated in the first ever Bronx Tech Summit presented by Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr at CUNY’s Hostos Community College.  The conversations and panels were wide…

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SBIR Pulse – 2015 National Conference Special Edition – Enhancing Innovation Ecosystems Panel Session

The 2015 SBIR/STTR National Conference is just around the corner – June 15 to 17 at the Gaylord Conference…

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The Discovery and Commercialization Economy – At The Crossroads of Innovation Ecosystems in American Urban Centers

Today, Columbia University and the Department of Commerce along with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office hosted over 800 people in Upper Manhattan to talk about the startup engine that helps fire…
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Entrepreneur Obtains Venture Capital with Help from the SBDC

Superior Water Technologies obtained $200,000 in VC funding to support …
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