Future Forward Business Ignitor Course


Sierra Commons and the Sierra SBDC bring you the Future Forward Business Ignitor Course As Fall approaches, changes to our local economy are accelerating. The end of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and shifting job market dynamics are leading many people to reevaluate their personal and professional priorities. Entrepreneurship may now be the best option for those working towards a [...]

Early-Stage Manufacturers


Thursday, October 7, 2021 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST This webinar will explore the idea phase, commercialization, and global growth journey of early-stage manufacturers. It will feature small businesses who have effectively tapped federal government resources available to help identify export markets and international customers.

Connecting Communities: Enduring a Global Pandemic: The Stats and the Story Behind Small Businesses’ Journey through COVID-19


Throughout the pandemic, important conversations about the challenges, support, and recovery of small businesses have been ongoing. This session will highlight data from the 2020 Small Business Credit Survey (SBCS) that help to more deeply examine how the pandemic impacted a diverse range of small businesses, including nonemployer firms (businesses with no employees other than [...]