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COE Latino: Contratación con el Gobierno para pequeñas empresas


Muchos propietarios de pequeñas empresas piensan que obtener un contrato con el gobierno no aplica para su negocio, y Piensan que es difícil encontrar oportunidades para su empresa. De hecho, un número significativo de empresarios no están dispuestos ni siquiera a comenzar el proceso de búsqueda. Lo cierto es que existen recursos que pueden aumentar […]

The First Step Express: Starting Your Business (Webinar)


Have you always had a dream to start your own business, but aren't sure where to begin? Attend our First Step Express webinar! A condensed version of our First Step: Starting Your Business seminar, this one-hour webinar will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including a quick look at: Applications and licenses […]

Technology, Business, and Customers


Join Patrick Lucas and Steven G. Weismann of MAPS Technologies as they discuss technology, business and customers. The challenge of finding new ways to collect customer information has never been easier. Take the first steps to transform your business in an age where Digital Transformation has never been more important. Create new opportunities for your […]

Business Lender Roundtable: Whats Your Pitch?


The Kutztown SBDC will be hosting a Business Lender Rountable where some of our partnered banks will discuss relevant topics relevant to business owners. Attendees will then be put into Zoom breakout rooms where you will give a 3-4 minute pitch of their business and get feedback from lenders. #tribe-events div { font-family: 'Montserrat' !important; […]

First Steps January


Are you considering starting a business but do not know where to start? Are you wondering which business structure is right for your business?Taking the initial step can be scary, but the Duquesne SBDC will help you create a strong business plan so you know the exact steps needed to create a strong business start-up! During […]

Cybersecurity Basics for Remote Work


As a small business owner, solopreneur, or aspiring entrepreneur - you will be doing many aspects of your business online. The pandemic has only further proven the need to be online and to do so in a way that keeps your information secure. This webinar will go over the top 5 tips for cyber safety […]

Marketing 101: Master Your Messaging


Crafting a Unique Selling Proposition to help set your business apart from the competition Are you crystal clear about why your business is unique and who you serve best?  Can you concisely explain why someone should choose your business over another?If you cannot answer with a confident 'yes', this workshop is for you!  Join us for […]

Employment Law Essentials


Join the CULTIVA team during this webinar to receive basic employer information for employers with under 50 employees.This webinar will be help to current employers interested in ensuring they are covering their bases and is essential for new and pivoting employers.Considerations from hiring independent contractors to minimum wage, overtime (including recent rule changes), paid sick […]

QuickBooks Online Level 2


Quickbooks Online Level 2 training is designed for those who have already completed the QuickBooks Introduction Course as well as the QuickBooks Online Level 1 training or are looking to add more functionality to their current use of QuickBooks online. This workshop will focus on QuickBooks payments, payroll, and the exploring intuit app center. #tribe-events […]

Business Plan Bootcamp


The Penn State SBDC Business Plan Bootcamp is an 8-week accelerator program designed to take participants through the entire journey of writing a full business plan. A well-written business plan outlines the primary purpose of a business, designs plans for the future, identifies a unique value proposition, and lays out a financial roadmap to success. With […]

Drop In Consulting Hours

123 S Burrowes St 123 S Burrowes St, State College

Have a question related to starting, managing, growing, or transitioning a small business? Join us each Tuesday from 9-11 am at the Penn State Innovation Hub in Downtown State College PA to get quick answers to your pressing business questions. Each week, a certified business consultant will be available to offer no-cost, confidential, one-on-one consulting. Advance […]

Website Planning Series: Where Should You Build Your Website?


Squarespace, WordPress, and Wix, oh my! There are a seemingly endless number of platforms to build a website, with varying levels of user friendliness and expense. If you were hoping for a cheat sheet to help you decide which to pick, you’re in luck! Join this webinar to learn the differences between these platforms to […]

Managing the End of Year Books


Join CULTIVA’s Accounting and Tax expert as he discusses Year End Tax Planning ideas for small businesses and their owners as they navigate the pandemic. Understand how others see your financials and learn how Accountants, Bankers, and Investors see your financials. Better understand cash flow forecasting and cash flow management tips as part of this […]

WordPress for Beginners 3: Building Your Site Part II


Learn to build your first website using WordPress’s easy-to-use interface. From setting up your first account, to building out robust site pages and blog posts, you’ll leave the course with a beautifully designed starter website to build your product or service’s web presence.This is a three part series and it is highly encouraged that you […]

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Updates and Resources on Federal EEO Laws


You  will be provided with relevant updates, useful resources and the many benefits associated with taking advantage of the EEOC’s mediation program.   Additionally, you will receive the latest EEOC updates on the current “Hot Topics” including workplace harassment, retaliation, and COVID-19 to ensure that you are operating in compliance with the law. #tribe-events div { […]

Grow Your Business by Making a Great 1st Webpression


Are you Making an Amazing 1st Webpession? Something to ponder here...You have one chance to make a Great 1st impression with your website to capture that ideal customer. Your first line of defense is your online presence which represents your company, your brand and your business .Even if you are the BEST choice, a bad […]

*Webinar* The First Step: Pre-Business Planning


Have you always had the dream to start your own business but didn't know where to begin? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs begin the process of owning a successful business, including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options. Learn from a business consultant about:• lifestyle requirements for business owners• how […]

COE Latino: De la Idea a la accion. Estas listo para emprender tu negocio?


De la idea a la acción es una serie de Sesiones recurrentes, una sesión mensual orientada a ayudar a emprendedores a descubrir cómo hacer realidad su idea de negocio y orientado a enseñar acerca de los elementos prácticos y legales para crear una empresa en P.AEn esta serie de talleres usted como emprendedor aprendera:  Conceptos básicos […]

The 4P’s of Marketing – Your Business’s Marketing Strategy


It can be overwhelming deciding where and how to start with a marketing plan as a small business owner. In this session, we will look at the 4Ps of Marketing as the pillars for defining and developing your market strategy and activities.Learning objectives will include:         What is the “Marketing Re-Mix” vs. the traditional 4Ps of […]

Second Step: Developing a Business Plan


Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding for your business. #tribe-events div, ul li { font-family: 'Montserrat' !important; font-size: 16px !important; }

What is the Employee Retention Tax Credit?


 This webinar will discuss what is the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC), who qualifies, and the key questions to ask your CPA or payroll provider. Our firm has been able to help businesses calculate and amend their 941 filings to claim this extremely valuable credit. Unlock the Employee Retention Tax credit with 3 talented professionals […]

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