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Many of our staff members will be out of office the week of September 7th as they will be attending the annual ASBDC national conference. Please expect a delay in response from your Business Advisor this week and direct all general inquiries to our Anchorage Client Services Coordinator, Harley Hedlund. She can be reached by […] Read More

Suppose for a moment you’re moving to a foreign country to earn a living. You’re passionately excited about your new venture, willing to give up your current life style, drag your family along for the ride, and invest your savings to make it happen. As exciting as it all is, would you, even for a […] Read More

With President Obama’s visit to Alaska underway, NPR recently ran a story featuring our Partner Program’s Director Douglas Causey and the research he has been doing on seabirds. Causey’s program, Applied Environmental Research Center, works on contracts that bring federal dollars back to Alaska by utilizing our vast amount of experienced biologists and researchers to collect, […] Read More

Did you business suffer a setback due to the Sockeye Wildfire this summer? The SBA is offering assistance to small businesses who were effected. Learn more in this article written by KSKA’s Ellen Lockyer. Read More

Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Executive Director Isaac Vanderburg announced that Ian Grant has been selected as the 2015 State Star of the Alaska SBDC. “I am thrilled that Ian’s colleagues have recognized his hard work and dedication to Juneau’s small businesses by selecting him for this award,” says Vanderburg. “Over the past year […] Read More

The Anchorage office recently added two new Business Advisors to keep up with the growing demand for our services! Lance Ahern has over 10 years of experience building startups and running technology firms. He bought and sold a statewide telecommunications business and successfully raised funds from Silicon Valley investors. In his spare time, Lance likes […] Read More

Our Ketchikan Center is hosting their monthly Third Thursday Lunch and Learn this Thursday, August 20th! Come network with other local business owners and meet our special guest, Jody King with PTAC who will be speaking about government contracting opportunities in Southeast Alaska. Learn more and RSVP here. Read More

You’re working on their success story and they happen to walk in for a follow up appointment! Congrats to Linnea Cummings and Alaska Dinner Factory for becoming our latest success story! Learn more about Linnea’s work with the SBDC and how she has kept her business model fresh over the years here. Read More

The Applied Environmental Research Center (AERC) partner program under BEI, has been conducting research in Hawaii for several months with a mission to collect, analyze and apply environmental, natural and cultural resource data towards management of public lands. Program Director Douglas Causey recently got a visit from BEI Executive Director Christi Bell and shared his […] Read More

Kimberlee Hayward, our website wizard, will be traveling to Homer and Soldotna to teach a one-day hands-on course that will allow small business owners to learn the best practices for websites while they begin to build their own using an easy online tool. Our Soldotna class is scheduled for August 18th and the Homer class […] Read More

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