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Daemen program will help East Side entrepreneurs

March 11, 2015
Dan Miner
Buffalo Business First newpaper

Daemen's Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement will begin a new version of its program -- held at least once a year -- on Tuesday, March 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Matt Urban Hope Center at 385 Paderewski Drive. The seven-week program will take place every Tuesday until April 28 and aim to take entrepreneurs and their ideas and get them to the point where they can write a viable business plan, said Sharon Benz, assistant director of the Daemen center. Read the full article


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


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