The Small Business Development Center announced that SEED (Small Enterprise Economic Development) Loan Program is accepting applications. Seed is a new Loan Program for future Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners that bases the lending decision on the character of the applicant and feasibility of the business model.  The maximum loan amount for this program is $35,000.  The program components include assistance in accessing capital to start or expand a small business, business model development, entrepreneurial training classes, one on one business counseling and peer mentoring support.

For more information contact:  Small Business Development Center, university at Albany, School of Business (518) 380-5077 or

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