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SBDC Social Enterprise Center Announces 2015 Workshops

December 16, 2014
Buffalo First

Does your business have a social mission? Is your business venture motivated by more than profits? Do you want to start a “triple bottom line” business, to pursue both social impact and financial self-sufficiency? The SBDC at SUNY Buffalo State provides assistance for entrepreneurs seeking to directly address social and environmental problems through their business. Read the full article


Social Enterprise 101 Workshops

August 01, 2014
Buffalo First

The Small Business Development Center at SUNY Buffalo State now offers workshops on the topic of social enterprise, on the fourth Friday of each month. Social Enterprise 101 will introduce you to SBDC’s Social Enterprise Services and to the following four areas of training: Social business planning; Legal form for social entrepreneurs: the NYS Benefit Corporation; Social impact measurement and reporting; Financing your social enterprise. Read the full article


A company's value is more than the price of its stock

July 03, 2014
Andrew Delmonte
Buffalo News

A new crop of businesses around the world is using new legal forms like the benefit corporation to codify their intended social impacts so that directors, workers and investors are all on the same page, and to protect against hostile buyouts. Read the full article


Business Start-up Program

June 25, 2014

Daemen College and the Fillmore Corridor Neighborhood Coalition (FCNC) sponsored Business Program will be offered again this fall. Read the full article


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