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Dr. Deborah Osgood


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A small sampling of who else is working to help you start, grow and succeed in business as members of America’s Small Business Champions Network...

Don’t take our word for it...

  • Insureon

    Becoming part of the Champions Network was an obvious choice for us - …we're able to reach more small businesses at the grassroots level with quality insurance products and high value information.

    Corporate Partner

  • IBM & The World Bank

    You guys are providing tremendous value by facilitating public/private collaboration to help more individuals to succeed in business. As partners, you are credible, reliable and a pleasure to work with.

    Foundation Partner

  • 1st PMFBancorp

    Through the Network we're able to reach more businesses on their level. In our work, it’s about educating first, then deciding whether there’s a good fit between need and solution.

    Corporate Partner

  • State of NY

    New York First offers unprecedented access to targeted resources for helping individuals realize their vision and run a successful venture, including the non-profit, the industry gold standard for small business resources.

    Agency Partner

  • American Express OPEN

    Your subject matter expertise has produced a volume of Cards/Accounts... Sincere thanks to you and your team for continuing to drive this campaign forward through the Champions Network.

    Corporate Partner

  • NH Vocational Rehabilitation

    You guys are great! Thanks to your self-employment development program and tireless support, hundreds of individuals across the state are making money in their own business regardless of their disabilities.

    Agency Partner

  • Wall Street Journal

    We’re really excited to be offering your information to our readers! Your online resource community remains is the best for connecting people to small business assistance programs and innovative resources.

    Corporate Partner

  • Women Inspiring Women

    Dr. Osgood has always been there for me when I needed guidance and has been very non-judgmental - truly helping me to live up to my potential with her amazing support!

    Individual Partner

  • State of New Hampshire

    The Knowledge Institute is a tremendous asset to the state of New Hampshire, always seeking to find new and innovative ways to build a sense of community.

    Agency Partner

  • Fidelity

    In an economy driven by information, we are pleased to be collaborating with the Knowledge Institute to build awareness and improve access to higher education resources and specialized workforce training.

    Foundation Partner