Press Releases

  • Opportunities 2016 March 24, 2016

    Opportunities 2016

    Last week, Asheville played host to 275 people representing 158 small businesses from all over North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee at the semi-annual Opportunities conference. This unique event is a ... Read more »

  • SBTDC at Elizabeth City State Opens Office in Nags Head December 1, 2015 OBX-location-opening-SBTDC-2

    The SBTDC celebrated the opening of its newest office on November 19th in Nags Head. The office is located at the NC Works Career Center, 2522 South Crouton Highway (Milepost 10.5). This location represents a unique partnership between the Northeastern ... Read more »

  • Cultivating Small Business and University Collaborations December 1, 2015 SBIR/STTR collaboration

    The North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) recently held its annual SBIR/STTR Symposium.  This full-day event is held each November at the Embassy Suites conference facility in Cary, NC.   Co-sponsored by NC State’s Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI), ... Read more »

  • Three Recognized for State Director’s Award of Excellence December 1, 2015 State Director Award 2015

    Each year, Scott Daugherty, State Director of the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) chooses three four employees to recognize for the State Director’s Award of Excellence.  Nominations are submitted from across the state for individuals who meet the ... Read more »

  • SBTDC’s Noah Robins receives SBA Award December 1, 2015 SBA Award 2015

    Each year, the SBA awards an employee of the SBTDC who they recognize as exemplifying the traits they themselves strive for – namely Smart, Bold and Accessible.  This means new systems, new markets for more business and serving more communities.  ... Read more »

  • Blingbook Takes the Cake at 2015 Edison Project Business Competition December 1, 2015 Edison Project 2015

    The finale of the 2015 Edison Project Business Competition was held Monday night. Over a six-month period,11 finalists attended workshops on “The Pitch” and “Elements of a Business Plan” facilitated by the SBTDC. Afterwards, they presented a 15-minute pitch to ... Read more »