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Success Stories from around Maryland

We have helped many small businesses achieve their dream of starting or expanding their business. Newsletters with stories: Spring 2015, Fall 2014

Stories from our regions:

No Thyme to Cook was recently chosen to participate in Gov. Larry Hogan's Buy Local Cookout

Chef Gwyn Novak, Owner of No Thyme to Cook was recently chosen to participate as one of 117 chefs in Gov. Larry Hogan's Buy Local Cookout. Over 550 guests were served an appetizer consisting of grilled peaches, toasted pecans and goat cheese salad with a honey and orange vinaigrette. . .

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Keffa Coffee, LLC imports specialty-grade Ethiopian coffee

Owner Samuel Demisse had been in the coffee business for over 20 years and formed Keffa Coffee in 2003. Samuel first came to the SBDC Center for assistance in November of 2008. The business’ growth was . . .

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TENAX Technologies in Harford County: Learn How They Created a Plan to Grow

Tamera Rush became a client of Al Henry at the Small Business Development Center in February of 2014 as she became interested in purchasing an existing technology company in Harford County. The company was appealing to Tamera because she had a background in technology with the confidence to grow the business and make the acquisition successful. The established company had several 1099 employees and government contracts in place. With the help of Mr. Henry, she knew she could develop a business plan to grow the company.

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Irish Seams restarts with help from the SBDC

Elizabeth Mason, President/Founder, affectionately known as “BJ”, restarted Irish Seams with motivation and information from attending the classes at the SBDC and coaching from an SBDC business consultant . . .

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Douglas Security Technologies of Harford County: How They Obtained An Investor to Build a Prototype

Randy Douglas, the founder of Douglas Security Technologies LLC, is an inventor from Aberdeen, MD who contacted the Northern Region of Maryland SBDC with the hopes of bringing his patented mobile technology to market. With the help of SBDC counselors and an SBDC event, Douglas is closer to his dream than he ever expected. When Douglas first reached out to the SBDC in early 2015, he...

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