Veteran Business Assistance Center

The Veteran Business Assistance Center at Suffolk County Community College

VBAC is a grant funded program established to assist veterans with the start-up or expansion of a business. The center's services include: Veteran Business Training, One-on-one counseling, Assistance in the development of a business plan, On going technical assistance, Veteran Business Certification, and more.

Access to Capital 04/29/2022

Access to Capital

Do you need money for your small business? tune in to our free webinar to hear from a non-profit lender how you can access the money you need.

¿Necesita dinero para su pequeña empresa? sintonice nuestro seminario web gratuito para escuchar de un prestamista sin fines de lucro cómo puede acceder al dinero que necesita.

5/3/2022- Spanish: Access to Capital https://rb.gy/hyxxwl
5/5/2022- English: Access to Capital https://rb.gy/iyh3oi

Access to Capital Speak with Giovanna Bracchi, a loan officer with La Fuerza Unida to see what you can do to qualify for funds for your business and how to find them.

04/25/2022

Where can you find contracts for your business?

Join us in our free informational webinar demonstrating where and how to find NYS contracts for your business!!

¿Dónde puede encontrar contratos para su negocio?

¡Únase a nosotros en nuestro seminario web informativo gratuito que demuestra dónde y cómo encontrar contratos de NYS para su negocio!

4/26/2022: Spanish http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=lnbnovdab&oeidk=a07ej4l0ak0f5678b6f

4/28/2022: English http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=lnbnovdab&oeidk=a07ej4ja2sq73d935ad

Spanish: NYS MWBE Certification 04/01/2022

Spanish: NYS MWBE Certification

Let your weekend begin with a jump start to next weeks free business webinars! Register now to see how you can grow your business through NYS M/WBE certification and learn the value of mentorship!!
¡Deje que su fin de semana comience con un impulso para los seminarios web comerciales gratuitos de la próxima semana! ¡Regístrese ahora para ver cómo puede hacer crecer su negocio a través de la certificación NYS M/WBE y aprenda el valor de la tutoría!!
4/4/22 Spanish: NYS MWBE Certification http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=lnbnovdab&oeidk=a07ej4h7fhee3e25ec8
4/7/22 English: Value of mentorship http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=lnbnovdab&oeidk=a07ej3a0v418362aea3

Spanish: NYS MWBE Certification Los dueños de negocios pueden obtener la Certificación MWBE para aumentar las oportunidades de adquisición. En este seminario web, analizaremos qué es la Certificación MWBE, la elegibilidad y la forma en que la certificación puede beneficiar a su pequeña empresa.

Spanish: The Capability Statement and Networking for Procurement 03/28/2022

Spanish: The Capability Statement and Networking for Procurement

There is still time to register for this weeks FREE webinars!!
Todavía hay tiempo para registrarse para los webinars GRATUITOS de esta semana!!
3/29/2022 Spanish: Capability Statement: Español: Declaración de capacidad: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=lnbnovdab&oeidk=a07ej3a0vaud62aea8a
3/31/2022 English: Understanding Financial Statements: Inglés: Entendiendo los Estados Financieros: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=lnbnovdab&oeidk=a07ej3ccj76e0868222

Spanish: The Capability Statement and Networking for Procurement Revise cómo crear una declaración de capacidad audaz para su negocio y cómo usarla en su red ayudará con las oportunidades de adquisición. Review how to create a bold capability statement for your business and how using it in your networking will help with procurement opportunities.

Understanding Financial Statements 03/23/2022

Understanding Financial Statements

There is still time to register for next weeks FREE webinars!!

Todavía hay tiempo para registrarse para los webinars GRATUITOS de las próximas semanas!!

3/29/2022 Spanish: Capability Statement: Español: Declaración de capacidad: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=lnbnovdab&oeidk=a07ej3a0vaud62aea8a

3/31/2022 English: Understanding Financial Statements: Inglés: Entendiendo los Estados Financieros: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=lnbnovdab&oeidk=a07ej3ccj76e0868222

Understanding Financial Statements Suffolk County Community College Entrepreneurial Assistance Center expands our pandemic webinar series to bring you financial statement understanding. Learn how to read and understand financial statements for your business.

Learn How To Communicate Your Brand Through Storytelling 03/03/2022

Learn How To Communicate Your Brand Through Storytelling

Learn How To Communicate Your Brand Through Storytelling Learn to adopt the art of storytelling as a tool for connecting your businesses with your clients. Tap into the wealth of your story, create stories that establish the need for your product/service, receive expertise to launch your venture, build your customer base and grow your business.

The Capability Statement and Networking for Procurement 02/08/2022

The Capability Statement and Networking for Procurement

What does your business resume look like? There is still room to register for this FREE webinar.

Join us this Thursday at 7pm via zoom to discuss the value of a capability statement. Learn the importance of creating a capability statement for networking and procuring government contracts.
http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=lnbnovdab&oeidk=a07ej0cx6wvc34e8ee5

The Capability Statement and Networking for Procurement Review how to create a bold capability statement for your business and how using it in your networking will help with procurement opportunities.

04/01/2020

Suffolk County Community College Entrepreneurial Assistance Center's office is closed until further notice due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Our staff is working remotely and are ready to provide guidance during these challenging times. Call EAC at 631-851-6214 or email [email protected] to speak with a member of our team and learn more about the state and federal programs available to assist businesses.

We will get through this together!

Photos from SCCC Entrepreneurial Assistance Center's post 01/17/2020

Photos from SCCC Entrepreneurial Assistance Center's post

05/31/2019

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain

09/14/2018

The Suffolk County Community College Entrepreneurial Assistance Center’s Daphne Gordon and Kenya Harvey accept the NYS Economic Assistance Program (EAP) Center Annual Award for Excellence for Outstanding Performance and Achievement and Dedication to the Entrepreneurs of NYS at a recent ceremony.

The Suffolk Entrepreneurial Assistance Center earned the award for successfully meeting and/or exceeding the economic impacts of the grant creating the center.
The impacts include business starts, businesses saved, jobs created, increased sales, serving Veterans, business loans, Minority and Women Business Enterprise certifications and creation of business plans. This honor was also bestowed to Suffolk’s Entrepreneurial Assistance Center in 2012.

The Entrepreneurial Assistance Center offers entrepreneurial training courses as well as technical and management seminars to those who are interested in starting or expanding their businesses.
The Center provides intensive assistance in enterprise development to individuals interested in:
• seeking to start or are starting their own business ventures; or
• seeking to expand their early-stage firms (1-5 years).
The emphasis is to develop lasting business and problem-solving skills to enable individuals to successfully manage and grow their businesses, and generate tangible results, including: increased sales, expanded employment, and securing financing.
Suffolk County Community College has been an Entrepreneurial Assistance Center funded through Empire State Development Corporation for 23 years.

L to R: Howard Zempsky, President and CEO of Empire State Development and Commissioner of the New York State Department of Economic Development, Bette Yee, NYS Director EAP Centers , Daphne Gordon, Project Administrator SCCC EAP Center, Kenya Harvey, Coordinator SCCC EAP Center and Pravina Raghavan, Executive Vice President of Small Business & Technology Development.

05/24/2018

SCCC Harlem Trip

Former Teen Mom Turned Mompreneur is Honored With the Key To her City 04/11/2018

Former Teen Mom Turned Mompreneur is Honored With the Key To her City

Former Teen Mom Turned Mompreneur is Honored With the Key To her City Altrichia Cook was not deterred when she unexpectedly got pregnant at 17. Rather, the Florida native became even more determined to graduate high school, pursue a higher education, and launch her own business.

Become a Certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business 01/29/2018

Become a Certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business

The Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Act established a six percent goal for participation on NYS state contracts by service disabled veteran owned firms. Firms need to be certified as a Veteran-Owned Business by NYS.
Click on the link for additional information. https://www.ny.gov/services/become-certified-service-disabled-veteran-owned-small-business#overview

Become a Certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Get a NYS certification to participate in New York State's contracting opportunities.

Veterans Use Battlefield Experiences to Build Businesses 01/29/2018

Veterans Use Battlefield Experiences to Build Businesses

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/23/business/smallbusiness/veterans-use-battlefield-experiences-to-build-businesses.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fbusiness-smallbusiness&action=click&contentCollection=smallbusiness®ion=stream&module=stream_unit&version=search&contentPlacement=3&pgtype=sectionfront

Veterans Use Battlefield Experiences to Build Businesses The number of veterans starting businesses has dropped since World War II, but new programs and technologies are inspiring those formerly in the military to pursue start-ups.

09/25/2017

Seats are filling up fast! Reserve your seat today! The 60-Hour Entrepreneurial Training Course starts: October 2, 2017. Call 631-851-6214 to register.

Timeline photos 04/12/2017

For more information about this event call 631-851-6214 or click on the link below to register.
http://conta.cc/2oXjHtb

A $700 Home Robot Named Kuri Just Hit the Market 01/03/2017

A $700 Home Robot Named Kuri Just Hit the Market

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6 Fears That Keep You From Starting Your Own Business 12/13/2016

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A Tough Reality Most Entrepreneurs Don’t Understand 12/12/2016

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Send a wounded warrior home for Christmas this #GivingTuesday - NaVOBA 12/06/2016

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Meet Emmet Walker, Our 2016 Vetrepreneur® Of the Year! - NaVOBA 12/06/2016

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Meet Emmet Walker, Our 2016 Vetrepreneur® Of the Year! - NaVOBA With great pride, we are pleased to announce that Emmet Walker, founder and CEO of Walker SCM, is our 2016 Vetrepreneur® of the Year!  Walker joins an impressive group of military veterans whose service and training has helped them become successful vetrepreneurs. NaVOBA and Armed Forces Insurance w...

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11/23/2016

Support Small Business Saturday, November 26, 2016.

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How Does This 26-Year-Old CEO Negotiate Business Globally? With Respect 11/03/2016

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