COVID EIDL Hardship Accommodation Plan Jan 24, 2023Due to the continued adverse effects of the pandemic, SBA provided a deferment period of 30 months from the date on the original Note for COVID-19 EIDL borrowers. Interest continued to accrue on the loans during deferment. EIDL payments are due now and some borrowers are still struggling with the effects of the pandemic. The ...Read more »
Small Business Trends to Watch in 2023 Jan 24, 2023From Motley Fool, here are five trends to watch for in 2023:
1. Technology will become even more important
The trick with new technology is to implement solutions that will make your life easier, without letting it take over. Don’t embrace new tech ideas just because they exist and look exciting. Look for technology that will ...Read more »
One NC Small Business Program Match and Incentive Reminder Jan 17, 2023
The One NC Small Business Program was funded at $2M for FY 2023 which runs from 7/1/22 to 6/30/23. The Program has two components: the incentive and the match. Links to the program solicitations are noted below. If you believe you are eligible, we encourage you to read the solicitations very carefully.
Solicitation – https://www.commerce.nc.gov/media/6339/download?attachment
Deadline to ...Read more »
NC SBIR Success Story: QATCH Technologies Jan 13, 2023Multi-SBIR/STTR Awardee Shares Insights
QATCH Technologies, founded by Dr. Zehra Parlak in 2016, is leveraging its Duke-originated sensor technology to change how drug formulations are developed. The Durham-based company consists of a team of six engineers and scientists. Its innovative sensor technology marries microfluidics with acoustic resonators to serve the viscosity measurement needs of the biopharma ...Read more »
NC Global Advantage Forum Honors Representative David Price Jan 11, 2023The annual NC Global Advantage Forum seeks to engage and convene a broad cross-section of North Carolina leaders to focus on global opportunities in education, economic development, and entrepreneurship. Sponsored by GO Global NC, in partnership with the NC Coalition for Global Competitiveness, the event also highlights North Carolina’s global engagement success stories.
The 2022 Forum ...Read more »