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August 15, 2022

Keeping Your Business Cyber Secure [Webinar Recording]

Cybercriminals target businesses of all sizes. Knowing some cybersecurity basics and putting them into practice will help you protect your business and reduce the risk of a cyber attack. At the CT Small Business Development Center, we can support you in developing your NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) Cybersecurity Framework, which in our […]

August 12, 2022

CT Small Business Boost Fund [Webinar Recording]

On Monday, July 25, 2022, Governor Lamont announced the launch of a new, low-interest loan program supported by the Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development, the CT Small Business Boost Fund. The program gives small business owners access to flexible funding for capital expenditures and working capital and connects them with support services like […]

June 30, 2022

Employee Retention Tax Credits [Webinar Recording]

This is a recording of the live webinar event held on June 28, 2022 With the various relief programs available during the pandemic, this important tax credit introduced with the CARES Act has become overlooked by many. If you are a small business with 500 employees or less, your business may be eligible to receive […]

February 21, 2022

Intellectual Property: Pro Bono Resources [Webinar Recording]

Intellectual Property: Pro Bono Resources This is a recording of the live webinar event held on 02.17.2022 Don’t let the legal costs of protecting your ideas and work stop you from moving forward. The Connecticut Small Business Development Center welcomes the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and UCONN Law School IP Clinic to overview […]

January 4, 2022

Implementing the New CT Paid Leave Program [Webinar Recording]

This webinar held live on Dec. 21st contains updates related to new documents and templates released by the CT Paid Authority in mid-December. The new CT paid leave law goes into effect on January 1, 2022. Is your small business prepared? The Connecticut Small Business Development Center along with experts from The Human Resources Consulting Group will […]

December 20, 2021

Copyright Basics & Considerations for Entrepreneurs [Webinar Recording]

This is a recording of the live webinar event held on Nov. 18, 2021 If you are an entrepreneur, you cannot afford to ignore copyrights. Join experts from the USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs to learn the basics of copyright protection and receive insights into copyright registration and enforcement. Then, CTSBDC will discuss the support […]

November 5, 2021

Get Your Small Business Ready for Holiday’s With Google

Is your business ready for online shopping this holiday season? Connecticut Small Business Development Center is hosting a series of webinars with Grow with Google to help small business owners update their online presence. Feature Your Business and Products to Shoppers Online with Google Learn how to sell your products online. We’ll walk through listing […]

October 27, 2021

5 Pages Every Business Website Needs

Is your business website working for you? Join CTSBDC Business Advisor Mary Kay Della Camera and Web Developer John Tusch for this helpful overview of the importance of strong content and what pages business owners should consider when developing their own website or working with a developer. John will provide the top 5 pages businesses […]

October 2, 2021

Cyber Hygiene Tips for Your Small Business [Webinar Recording]

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This webinar will provide tools and resources available to help you prepare, assess and implement cyber security protocols in line with the NIST-CSF cybersecurity framework. Join the Connecticut Small Business Development Center to learn the basics of the Data Assured cybersecurity program to keep your business safe from a cyberattack. […]

September 30, 2021

Cybersecurity Standards Act: What Does It Mean for My Small Business? [Webinar Recording]

On June 24, 2021, the “Act Incentivizing The Adoption Of Cybersecurity Standards For Businesses” (Public Act No. 21-119 ) (“Cybersecurity Standards Act”) was passed and goes into effect on October 1, 2021. Cyberattacks are on the rise across the world and it is important for your business to protect itself against potential risks. With this […]