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Govt to award grants to 18 Over-the-Hill entrepreneurs via SBDC

The government will award $45,000 worth of grants to 18 entrepreneurs who went through the Small Business Development Centre’s branch office set up for Over-the-Hill residents, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said yeste...

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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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$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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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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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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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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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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Small Business Centre Names Board Chairman

Accountant Geoffrey Andrews has been named as board chairman for the tripartite venture intended to transform small and micro business development in The Bahamas. #Mr Andrews will be joined on the Small Business Developm...

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Business Centre Seeks First Advisors

The newly-launched Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) will today begin the search for its first Senior Business Advisor (SBA). Davinia Blair, the centre’s executive director, is laying the platform for the SB...

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