Starting a Small Business

Startups in the Pittsburgh area, we have a workshop especially for you The University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering local startups a valuable workshop. Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you will need to attract customers, learn about business structures, access helpful resources, learn about available funding options, and understand what […]

Developing a Business Plan

Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh, intersects with S. Bouquet Street and Schenley Drive Roberto Clemente Drive, Pittsburgh

Having a plan will help you get the financial edge you need as a successful start-up in the Pittsburgh area. Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding for your business. 2nd Step of the Pitt SBDC’s no-cost business […]

QuickBooks Financial Statement Essentials


QuickBooks – Bank Reconciliations Please join us as we present our QuickBooks webinar sponsored by The University of Pittsburgh SBDC.  We will provide an overview of completing and understanding bank reconciliations, why reconciling your accounts is so important, and how this helps business owners maintain control over their company’s financial situation. You will also learn how to re-class transactions and […]