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Anchorage Celebrates the Opening of Alaska’s First Costco Business Center!

The Friday, February 2, grand opening marks a significant moment for the local economy, providing businesses of all sizes with unique features and competitive pricing.

Alaska SBDC Summit: Exploring Artificial Intelligence on March 4 in Anchorage

On March 4, at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, AK, the Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host the SBDC Summit: Exploring Artificial Intelligence, which promises to shape the future of business and

Alaska SSBCI: 2023 Year in Review

At the Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC), we thank our lending partners for their commitment and exceptional efforts that made the Alaska State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program an outstanding success in 2023.

Alaska SBDC: Making ProfitCents Industry Data and Analysis Work for You

Are you ready to take your business to the next level? As an entrepreneur, it’s essential to clearly understand your financial position and industry trends to make informed decisions for your business’s growth. That’s where

TREND Phase 0 Award Recipient Spotlight: Hexegy

Hexegy is Paving the Way for a New Era in Water & Air Quality Measurement A team of Alaskan innovators, united by a passion for progress, are reshaping the landscape of analytical chemistry across countless

January Update from the Alaska SBDC Executive Director

As we say goodbye to 2023 and hello to what’s coming in 2024, it’s a great time to highlight the successes of the last year and look forward to the exciting opportunities ahead. The last

New Year, New Marketing: Refreshing Strategies for Business Success

As Alaskan business owners and entrepreneurs, it’s crucial to refresh your marketing strategies in the new year. The constantly evolving business landscape demands that you remain relevant and competitive by adapting to changing consumer preferences

We’re Hiring: Anchorage Business Advisor

The Alaska Small Business Development Center is looking to expand our team in the New Year! We’re seeking an experienced individual who is passionate about business and enjoys working directly with small business owners and

Corporate Transparency in 2024 – Filing Requirements & Deadlines

In 2024, preparing for corporate transparency is of utmost importance for businesses. The new regulatory update requires all new businesses to file a Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) report with the U.S. Treasury within 90 days

TREND Phase 0 Award Recipient Spotlight: Alaska Adaptable Housing

Alaska Adaptable Housing: Building the Future One Innovation at a Time In 2022, Alaska Adaptable Housing, LLC (AAH) was born with a mission to revolutionize housing design, construction, and engagement right here in Alaska. The

SSBCI December 2023 Update

This month, the​ loan program provided $20,493,347 in funding to 31 businesses through 33 loans! Notably, the program expanded its support for Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Individual (SEDI) businesses by financing 27 ventures with a

Alaska SBDC in the Community – December, 2023

Fairbanks SBDC Open House and Networking Event What a remarkable afternoon at the Wells Fargo-presented holiday event on December 11! Amid an energetic crowd of nearly 100 attendees, we proudly introduced Jade Greene, our new

December Update from the Alaska SBDC Executive Director

The holidays are finally here! It’s time to focus on family, fun, and my personal favorite: food! I’m thankful for many things this holiday season, including the ​fantastic team we’ve built here at the Alaska

U.S. Small Business Administration Announces First-Ever Season of Small Business Campaign

U.S. Small Business Administration Announces First-Ever Season of Small Business Campaign Campaign builds on small business boom under Biden-Harris Administration, encourages Americans to shop small throughout the holiday season WASHINGTON – Today, Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman, head of

This Holiday Season, BuyAlaska

Alaska is home to a unique tapestry of small businesses that contribute to the state’s economy and character. As the holiday season approaches, the Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and BuyAlaska are teaming up

Unwrap the Spirit of Alaska: BuyAlaska Launches Holiday Gift Guide Showcasing Local Treasures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Unwrap the Spirit of Alaska: BuyAlaska Launches Holiday Gift Guide Showcasing Local Treasures Alaska, November 27, 2023 – BuyAlaska invites you to experience the magic of giving while supporting our vibrant Alaskan community

Now taking nominations for the Innovators Hall of Fame 2024!

SCoR created the Alaska Innovators Hall of Fame in 2014 to celebrate and honor outstanding individuals and inventions that put Alaska on the map as leaders in innovation and to contribute to Alaska’s growing culture

Shop Small Saturday: Boosting Alaska’s Economy, One Local Purchase at a Time

Shop Small Saturday: Boosting Alaska’s Economy, One Local Purchase at a Time November 25, 2023 By Jon Bittner, Alaska SBDC State Director One of the great things about promoting the idea of supporting local businesses

Support the Alaska Economy by Shopping Small on Small Business Saturday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2023 Support the Alaska Economy by Shopping Small on Small Business Saturday   Alaska, November 20, 2023 – As the holiday season approaches, the Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) invites

BuyAlaska 2023 Holiday Gift Guide: Explore the State!

When you choose to shop small, you directly contribute to the livelihoods of your neighbors, creating a network of interconnected businesses that strengthen the economic fabric of the community. This not only preserves Alaska’s unique