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Exuma School Gains $163k Via Small Business Centre

Exuma’s second private school has obtained $163,000 in financing through the Small Business Development Centre’s (SBDC) Access Accelerator initiative. Exuma Christian Academy (ECA, which was founded in 2018 by educator a...

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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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$160k funding sends shiver up the spine

A Bahamian sorbet and ice cream brand has accessed more than $160,000 in financing with help from the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC). Melissa Darville and Elvis Percentie, founders and chief executives of Shive...

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New central location for budding entrepreneurs

A BRANCH of the Small Business Development Centre was opened on Baillou Hill Road on Wednesday, providing a central location for budding inner city entrepreneurs seeking to access the programme’s training and financing s...

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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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Car rental start-up’s $200k capital boost

An electric car rental start-up has attracted $200,000 in financial backing with help from the Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre (SBDC). The SBDC, in a release yesterday, said it had assisted Drive Gre...

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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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Women Explore Path To Entrepreneurship

Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) representatives met last week with members of the Women Investment Group (WIG) for a post-International Women’s Day panel discussion. The event, held in collaboration with the US ...

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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...