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Buffalo District Office  -  March 2018

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Entrepreneur Launches Mobile Spa to Empower Women


SBA resource partners credited for start-up assistance and guidance

“My business is all about empowering women, “ she says.  “Our spa services help women to feel relaxed and rejuvenated.  Spa time improves the quality of life for women.  I like to say, it makes them feel – Fierce and Fabulous!”

That was the thinking when Kirsten DiCarlo opened FabUBus Mobile Spa in 2016.  After attending a vision board workshop, Kirsten was able to visualize her dream of helping women while reflecting on her individual goals.  She envisioned her concept of converting a motorhome into a traveling spa and the perfect career.

“I had a mission in life to help other women,” said Kirsten.  I wanted to help them realize that taking time for themselves is not only ok, it is necessary to recharge!” 

At the same time, Kirsten reached out to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s resource full story here


In honor of Women's History Month, we're highlighting resources for women entrepreneurs. SBA oversees the Women's Business Centers network, which provides entrepreneurs (especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged) comprehensive training and counseling on a variety of topics in several languages. Connect with an WBC near you!

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National Entrepreneurship Week Build a Business Plan

8 Business Plan Myths That Can Hurt Your Business

The need for good business planning is as strong as ever, and the potential benefits are as important as ever. Every business owner ought to have a business plan. But the best strategies for business planning are different than they used to be.

With that in mind, I’ve identified 8 pervasive myths that stand between you, the business owner, and the planning your business ought to have.

Upcoming Events


2018 Small Business Matchmaker

Matchmaker 2018 Registration for Small Businesses

Matchmaker 2018 Registration for Large Business/Prime Contractor Buyers

The SBA Buffalo District Office and Buffalo Niagara SCORE are excited to offer small businesses the opportunity to meet with buyers from federal, state and local agencies and prime contractors looking for qualified firms to buy the products and services they need to fulfill procurements.


How Do I Seek Financing for my Business?

Join us on April 5 at the Belle Center for a free workshop on helping new and existing entrepreneurs with access to capital.  Whether your company is starting or maybe your business wants to grow, you will benefit from attending this workshop.

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