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Small Business Development Center

At the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center, we give entrepreneurs the knowledge and skills they need to start and grow successful businesses.

The Bucknell SBDC provides no-cost, confidential consulting to entrepreneurs and small businesses in these Central Pennsylvania counties: 

  • Juniata
  • Montour
  • Northumberland
  • Perry
  • Snyder
  • Union



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What We Offer

Services for Entrepreneurs

Whether you're just getting started investigating your business model, are looking to develop a business plan or are seeking to innovate and grow your business, the SBDC can help you succeed.

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Training and Networking Events

The SBDC provides entrepreneurs with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed. Our events include workshops on business startup, marketing, and growth; as well as special programs that celebrate and connect entrepreneurs and business owners throughout the region.

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Student Startup Competition

Bucknell's annual BizPitch Competition gives student entrepreneurs a chance to win seed money to launch their ventures. Students connect with advisers, tap into Bucknell's active entrepreneurship ecosystem, and secure membership in StartupLewisburg, Bucknell's home for innovators in downtown Lewisburg.

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SBDC Success Stories

Over the years, we've helped countless companies along their journeys to become more successful. We've collected just a few of the countless examples of companies using Bucknell's SBDC to turn their dreams into reality.

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Small Business Development Center


112 Dana Engineering Building