40 Years of Small Business Development Center at UGA

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On August 28, 2017
Who would have thought that an idea in 1975, promoted by William C. Flewellen, Jr., former Dean of the University of Georgia College of Business Administration, would flourish into a network of almost 1,000 service centers at colleges and universities across the country. With Flewellen’s vision and former UGA President Fred Davidson’s support of what […]
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Heroes to CEOs

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On July 7, 2017
Are you a Veteran with an entrepreneurial idea, or a business that needs a boost? Submit your business plan now for a chance to win a $25,000 grant to help turn your idea into a success.
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10 Steps to Starting a Business

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On January 3, 2017
Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Click on the links to learn more.
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Why Military Veterans Should Become Entrepreneurs

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On July 5, 2016
I’m one of the 2.5 million veterans who served in Iraq or Afghanistan. I’m also an entrepreneur. And I’m not alone. The men and women of today’s armed services are uniquely positioned to become successful entrepreneurs. To my fellow veterans: You have what it takes. By nature of your military service, you possess the skills […]
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Veterans and Federal Contracting Business Opportunites

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On June 9, 2016
In FY2014, the federal government awarded $445.6 billion in contracts, with $91.7 billion awarded to small businesses. In the same year, veteran-owned small businesses received $19.0 billion in contracts. Veterans are 9.1 percent of all business owners in the United States. The federal government is committed to seeking veteran owned small-businesses (VOSB) to buy from. There are two main programs in use today. The first is the Small […]
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McDonough Business Consultant Benefits from Expert Georgia SBDC Consulting

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On January 29, 2016
Former Army executive Annette O’Banion spent several years consulting with top brass in the Pentagon on issues such as recruiting and retaining talent for the Army Reserve. Her expertise in strategic planning and implementation often had her partnering on projects outsourced to national defense consulting firms. Captain O’Banion, USA, Retired, now uses her experience to […]
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