UGA SBDC Announces Two-Day Course for Food Entrepreneurs to Take Place at Georgia Grown Innovation Center this March

This two-day class will provide you with technical and educational services available to those hungry minds who decide to launch their dream food into a food business. A team of experts from UGA Food Science and other programs including FoodPIC, the Georgia Department of Agriculture, the Small Business Development Center and more will provide you the comprehensive assistance tailored to your specific food business needs.

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UGA SBDC’s Certification, Contracting and Teaming: How To Get Started In Government Contracting

new small businesses entering government contracting face significant time-consuming and costly challenges. Considering government contracting? Is your business ready for the shift to B2G? Learn how to gain a strategic foothold in public sector procurement and how certifications can help. Attend this introductory program to understand the typical procurement process and how you can more efficiently gain a foothold in federal contracting.

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You Are Invited to Apply For the UGA Entrepreneurship Program’s Next Top Entrepreneur Virtual Pitch Competition!

You Are Invited to Apply For the UGA Entrepreneurship Program's Next Top Entrepreneur Virtual Pitch Competition!

The University of Georgia’s Entrepreneurship Program’s goal is to “infuse and refine an entrepreneurial mindset in our students through transformational experiences and comprehensive academic courses.” And their upcoming pitch competition is one of the many “transformational experiences” that UGA’s Entrepreneurship Program has to offer.

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SBDC StartSMART™ Virtual Program Begins January 18th

Whether you are a new business (in business 2 years or less), or are still in the planning phase, building a business takes the right tools—and a lot of hard work. SBDC StartSMART will equip you to be successful! This year’s program is tailored to being held virtually to facilitate virtual discussion, class engagement, & mastery of content. Participation in StartSMART will also allow access to online business planning software. The program is facilitated by specially trained SBDC consultants and a long-term relationship with the SBDC and follow-up consulting is available and encouraged.

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Catherine Edwards Takes Us “Gliding Through The Ocean” As She Explains Underwater Marine Vehicles and What They Do

Catherine Edwards Takes Us “Gliding Through The Ocean” As She Explains Underwater Marine Vehicles and What They Do

Tucked away beside the Skidaway Island Aquarium sits the  UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography where Catherine Edwards has brought a new meaning to underwater research. As a member of the faculty for University of Georgia’s Department of Marine Sciences at Skidaway, Catherine interfaces with multiple graduate and undergraduate students in STEM majors throughout the Georgia…

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UGA’s Seafood Pitch Competition Aims to Boost Coastal Economy

UGA seafood pitch competition aims to boost coastal economy

News provided by Hayley Hunter with Marine Extension and Sea Grant of University of Georgia: UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is looking for innovative ideas to help individuals and businesses in the seafood industry recover from economic disruptions created by the COVID-19 pandemic. “What’s the Hook?” is a seafood pitch competition, funded by…

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SBDC’s Using Google Analytics to Make Better Decisions

You may know the importance of having a website, but how often do you check to see how your site is performing? During this webinar, we will explore the basics of Google Analytics, a free tool that allows you to measure the effectiveness of your website. We will help you learn how to use Google Analytics, how to understand the information it provides and how to use the data to make better decisions for your business. 

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