In 2012, the Wilkes University Small Business Development Center Provided over 4,900 hours of consulting assistance to 374 entrepreneurs and small businesses in its 5 county territory.
By providing entrepreneurs and small businesses with the tools they require to build and grow successful businesses, the Wilkes University Small Business Development Center is having a positive impact on the Commonwealth. In 2012, the Wilkes University Small Business Development Center helped clients achieve the following:
- Start 49 new businesses
- Add 141 jobs to the Pennsylvania economy
- Increase client sales by $5,641,810
- Retain 261 jobs for existing businesses
The Wilkes University Small Business Development Center’s efforts contribute significantly to the overall impact of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center program.
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