Client Success Stories
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BMX App Doesn’t Miss a Trick Despite Global Pandemic
Learn how Thaddeus Lorenz, creator of Tourney, a competitive BMX biking app, worked with the Penn State SBDC to develop a business plan ahead of the launch of the app.
A Little Bird Finds Its Nest in Lock Haven
Learn how co-owners Tina Newberry and Lisa Henderson worked with the SBDC to gain the information and resources needed to successfully launch their business, A Little Bird, in downtown Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.
Laser-Focused Entrepreneur Sets Eyes on International Sales
Learn how the Penn State SBDC helped Ben Hall acquire industry research, learn current trends, build his sales strategy, and improve marketing and promotion of his company, Lasers for Innovative Solutions (L4is).
Bringing the Beach to Happy Valley
Learn how Penn State SBDC helped Lee Ann and Turtle Patterson determine an operating structure and launch plan for their business, Sunset Slush in State College, PA
In the Business of Helping Others
Learn how Mike Reinart worked with the Penn State SBDC to learn sales and marketing strategies that helped him launch his business, Reinert Consulting in State College, Pennsylvania.
Indoor Marketplace a Collective Success
Learn how Penn State SBDC provided business consulting and QuickBooks guidance to help Andrea Skirpan and Brian Bonner open their business, Belle Mercantile, in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.
Business Success Marked by Community Partnerships
Learn how Penn State SBDC worked with Lisa Duchene, owner of Polished Oak Communications, to support her business modeling and the adoption of QuickBooks.
Making their Mark
Learn how Vincent and Selina Pulizzi worked with the Penn State SBDC to develop business plan and financial projections that helped them secure financing and purchase their family business, Labels by Pulizzi, a printing company in Williamsport, PA.
From Business Consulting to Career Counseling
Learn how Josh Kirby worked with the Penn State Development Center (SBDC) to launch AutumnSpring Counseling, a private counseling practice focused on strategically integrating professional, academic, and mental health topics to help clients evaluate themselves, their careers, and their wellness.
An Innovative Idea with No Strings Attached
In early 2020, Dana Hendrie was working as a 5-star rated tour guide in New York City when the pandemic hit and tourism in the city shut down. Learn how Dana worked with the SBDC to develop a business plan, launch her business Finally Free, and market her products.
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