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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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Small Business Centre In Family Island Roll-Out

The Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) has kicked-off its Family Island roll-out on Exuma, meeting with the island’s Chamber of Commerce and holding a Town Hall meeting in Georgetown. Davinia Blair, the SBDC&...

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Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre Family Island Rollout Begins with Exuma

The Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre has kicked off its Family Island rollout on Exuma, meeting with the Exuma Chamber of Commerce and holding a town hall meeting in Georgetown, where dozens of excite...

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Health Minister To Address Exuma’s Business Outlook

The Minister of Health will be the keynote speaker at this Thursday’s Exuma Business Outlook conference, which will be held under the theme, Creating a World Class Exuma. Joining Duane Sands, pictured, and Pedro Ro...

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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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Blair: First Round of Small Business Funds Before End

Executive Director of the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) Davinia Blair said yesterday that the first round of funding for businesses that have come through the center could go out before the end of this month. ...

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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 ...