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SBDC: 13 entrepreneurs funded, 752 clients advised so far

The Small Business Development Centre (SBDC)/Access Accelerator has put $786,000 into the hands of 13 entrepreneurs and has advised 752 clients across The Bahamas. According to an SBDC press release, entrepreneur Don Bro...

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PM opens branch of SBDC

The government on Wednesday opened a branch office of the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) at the Edmund Moxey Youth and Community Center for residents of Over-the-Hill. The purpose of the branch is to promote ec...

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SBDC’s first Pitch Night on Grand Bahama a success

The Small Business Development Centre (SBDC), in conjunction with the University of The Bahamas (UB) northern campus, hosted its first Pitch Night competition on the island of Grand Bahama. The event allowed six UB stude...

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Scotiabank RBC sign on as SBDC financial partners

The government revealed yesterday that two Canadian commercial banks signed on to be financial partners for the Access Accelerator/Small Business Development Centre’s (SBDC) capital funding program for micro, small and m...

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Seven Small Businesses Recommended for 1.5 mil in Funding

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest announced Tuesday that seven companies that have gone through the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) have been recommended to access a total $1.5 millio...

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2019 Target for SME Act

The Bahamas Small and Medium-Size Enterprise (SME) Development Act is expected to be brought to the House of Assembly next year and is expected to stimulate economic growth in the SME sector, according to business consul...

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SBDC, TDC want Greater Linkages between Entrepreneurs and Large Tourism Players

The Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) and the Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) have been working closely to link entrepreneurs who have ideas related to tourism, with the large players in the industry such as...

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Successful First Day at Small Business Development Centre

The Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) had full classes yesterday, its first day in operation since officially opening last week. The center’s Executive Director Davinia Blair told Guardian Business that the center...

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SBDCs Training Sessions for about 700 Begin Today

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) officially opened on Thursday and begins connecting advisors with entrepreneurs today. SBDC Executive Director Davinia Blair said training sessions for about 700 people begin ...

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SBDC data on Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises released

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) began its three day launch on Tuesday night by revealing never-before-seen data on the micro, small and medium-sized enterprises sector of the Bahamian economy. The data revea...