Category Archives: Press

Jan 24

COVID EIDL Hardship Accommodation Plan

Due 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 … Read More

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Jan 24

Small Business Trends to Watch in 2023

From 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 … Read More

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Jan 13

NC SBIR Success Story: QATCH Technologies

Multi-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 … Read More

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Jan 11

NC Global Advantage Forum Honors Representative David Price

The 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 … Read More

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Sep 22

New Southeast Chapter of NC World Trade Association

Contributed by Paige O’Neill, International Business Development Counselor Can going Global recession proof your business? Do you know where to get assistance to expand internationally? Do you stay up at night worried about international supply chain delays? Are you able … Read More

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Sep 21

Where’s the beef?

Contributed by Byron Hicks, SBTDC State Director I hope some of you are old enough, as I am, to remember the Wendy’s Hamburger ad with the elderly women yelling “where’s the beef?” For small business owners the question is “where’s … Read More

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Sep 21

SBTDC Staff Recognized at National Conference

Each year America’s SBDC asks that each network select a State Star from their program. The State Star is an exemplary performer, makes a significant contribution to their SBDC/SBTDC program, and shows a strong commitment to small business. This year … Read More

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Jun 24

App State’s SBTDC was a ‘first responder’ for small businesses during the pandemic

(via Jan Todd, Appalachian Today) Appalachian State University’s Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) served as a “first responder” during the pandemic — a key partner in North Carolina’s assistance to small businesses in its 14-county region. The App State-affiliated … Read More

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