• Annice Brown Receives 2014 State Star Award Oct 9 2014

    The North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is pleased to announce Annice Brown of the Western Carolina University SBTDC office in Asheville as the 2014 State Star for North Carolina.  Annice was awarded and honored during a ceremony at the America’s SBDC Annual Conference on September 9, 2014 at the Gaylord Texan Hotel and ...

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  • SBTDC featured in WCU’s Partners in the Climb Video Sep 19 2014

    Western Carolina University is a place where students find their own place and their own path. An institution deeply connected to the unique region it serves, WCU is a growing campus where faculty, staff and students reach beyond the expected to the extraordinary.

    Learn how the SBTDC at Western Carolina University works with the University to help ...

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  • Fred Barringer named Regional Director of the SBTDC at UNC Chapel Hill Sep 15 2014

    CHAPEL HILL, NC – The SBTDC is pleased to announce Fred Barringer as the Regional Director of the SBTDC at UNC Chapel Hill. Fred rejoins the SBTDC after a two-year stint in the private sector, which broadened his already extensive background in business, industry, and the military. From 2010 to 2012, he served in the ...

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  • SBA Names Annice Brown as 2014 NC Women Business Advocate of the Year Apr 19 2014

    CHARLOTTE –  Annice Brown has been named the Small Business Administration’s 2014 North Carolina Women Business Advocate of the Year. She is the Assistant Regional Director for the North Carolina Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Western Carolina University. This award honors Brown for her commitment to the advancement ...

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  • Vesocclude named NC Exporter of the Year Apr 18 2014

    Vesocclude founder Freddy Cannady working with SBTDC IBD Counselor Alex Viva.

    CHARLOTTE – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has named the owner of Vesocclude Medical, LLC in Raleigh North Carolina Exporter of the Year for 2014. Freddy Cannady was nominated for the award ...

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