Legal Aspects: Buying & Selling a Business

The 2013 BizBuySell report stated a dramatic increase in small business sales in 2013. What’s caused the increase? The increase is due mainly to aging owners, a spillover of sales held off in the recession, a stronger economy, more qualified business owners, and an improvement in small business performance. This trend should continue into 2014. … Continue reading "Legal Aspects: Buying & Selling a Business" More

The Truth About Small Business Grants

Starting a small business can be challenging, especially when funding is an issue. Although the economy has started to improve, lenders are still cautious when it comes to lending money. Obtaining funding for Start-up businesses, which are defined as less than 24 months of operations, can be especially tricky. One of the most common inquiries … Continue reading "The Truth About Small Business Grants" More

What’s New in 2014

You asked, we listened- five new classes coming your way in 2014! Last year, the Alaska SBDC was on a mission to learn what types of classes our clients were looking for and then search the community for qualified presenters to bring that information to them. Through social media, workshop evaluations and surveys we have … Continue reading "What’s New in 2014" More