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Access to capital for rural businesses and lenders focus of federal agency meeting

The former Regions Bank building on the Square in downtown Troy, acquired the University in July 2017, will serve as home to an entrepreneurial incubator and business learning center for Sorrel College of Business students. (TROY photo/Clif Lusk)
 

A federal partnership aimed at increasing small business access to capital is the focus of a meeting hosted by Troy University’s Small Business Development Center.

“Rural Strong – Alabama,” a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, hopes to stimulate rural economic development by increasing opportunities for access to…

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Corps of Engineers to talk contracting with area small businesses at SBDC

The Corps of Engineers will discuss contracting with area small businesses Thursday at the SBDC. (TROY photo/Clif Lusk)

The Corps of Engineers will discuss contracting with area small businesses Thursday at the SBDC. (TROY photo/Clif Lusk)

The Small Business Development Center at Troy University will host the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday, June 6, in their offices on The Square in downtown Troy.

Nestled in Troy University’s “IDEA Bank,” the SBDC is located in the former Regions Bank building on the corner of Three Notch and Court streets. The…

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Hurricane relief and recovery webinar is free to attend at SBDC office

Hurricane Michael
 

Troy University’s Small Business Development Center and the Sorrell College of Business is hosting free attendance to a webinar aimed at businesses wishing to get active in hurricane relief and recovery activities.

The webinar begins at noon on Thursday, May 16 at the SBDC offices in the “IDEA Bank” building (formerly Regions Bank), located at…

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TROY student develops local delivery business

Troy University student Clay Copeland has helped build the QuickFix brand.

Troy University student Clay Copeland has helped build the QuickFix brand.

A local business developed by Troy University students has blossomed into a citywide phenomenon.

QuickFix offers Troy University students and Troy residents alike access to food and goods delivery, the first service of its kind in the area.

It all started with an idea developed in 2016 by TROY students Peyton Kirkley and Michael Talerico,…

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