small business development

A new study released today gives Albany a “D” for small business friendliness, but do businesses agree?

Lucas Willard / WAMC

On Monday, a new initiative to bring together the public and private sectors was announced to help foster small business development in the Berkshires.

The Berkshire Enterprises program, part of Berkshire Community College’s Office for Workforce Development, was presented with new collaborative space at the 1 Berkshire Strategic Alliance in Downtown Pittsfield.

Eric Haynes / Governor's Office

The Governor of Massachusetts recently signed an executive order to enhance opportunities for small businesses owned by disabled veterans. 

Are you or do you aspire to be a small business owner? In this turbulent economic climate the prospect may be frightening, but today we’ve got two guests who can offer some advice on getting your start-up, well, started.