SBA Loan Program: A Financial Resource

Small business owners sometimes struggle financially when deciding to expand their business' products or services. It might be because they're just starting out, or investing in new equipment, accounts, or staff, or even deciding to pursue federal contracts. All of these can be possible if the business has the financial capability to invest. The U.S. Small Business [...]

April 28th, 2017|Resources, SBA, Small Business|

National Small Business Week’s Live Webinars

This year, during National Small Business Week (NSBW), the SBA will be offering online seminars to help small businesses become more productive and scalable. They include a variety of topics that focus on the economy, online advertising, marketing campaigns, capital growth, and federal contracting opportunities, to name a few. These live webinars will be offered [...]

April 20th, 2017|Information, Resources, SBA, Small Business, Webinars|

SBA Expands its Emerging Leaders Initiative

In 2008, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) started the Emerging Leaders Initiative, a seven-month program targeted at small businesses. The program's purpose is to provide intense executive training sessions in order to create sustainability and economic development. These sessions are meant to educate the business owner on entrepreneurship, job creation and growth opportunities. This year, the [...]

April 17th, 2017|News, Resources, SBA, Small Business|

How to Support Next Women’s Generation in Small Businesses

Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB's) are making a significant impact in today's society. As a result, we need to encourage and support the new generation of women business entrepreneurs. This articles provides four ways to take action that benefits women in the business world. They are: become a representative for young entrepreneurs, create an internship program, attend [...]

April 14th, 2017|Information, SBA, Small Business, WOSB|

Small Business Committee Approved Views & Estimates for FY 2018 Budget

Recently, the House Small Business Committee approved its Views and Estimates for the FY 2018 budget. While supporting the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Committee focused on providing certain priorities for the SBA in order to support the 28 million small businesses operating in the country. These are: increase capital access programs, invest in [...]

April 7th, 2017|Information, News, Reports, SBA, Small Business|

Celebrating National Small Business Week

Every year since 1993, the President of the United States announces the dates for the National Small Business Week (NSBW). This year, the NSBW starts on April 30th and ends on May 6th, 2017. As part of the NSBW, the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) recognizes outstanding small business owners around the nation. These entrepreneurs have demonstrated [...]

March 27th, 2017|Awards, Events, News, SBA, Small Business|

Report on SBIC’s Role in Job Creation

Overseen by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) Program focuses on being a financial source for small businesses. This report explains how the SBICs have helped with job creation within the small business community. The report also provides information on what the program is about, as well as how it [...]

March 20th, 2017|News, Reports, Resources, SBA, Small Business|

SBA’s Women’s Business Centers

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides small businesses with a variety of useful resources. One fundamental tool is the Women Business Centers' (WBCs) Directory. The WBCs' purpose is to educate and assist women entrepreneurs from startup to scaling their business. These centers are monitored by the SBA's Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO). Additionally, the [...]

March 10th, 2017|Resources, SBA, Small Business|

SCORE: A Small Business Success Tool

SCORE is a nonprofit association committed to educating, mentoring, and training small business entrepreneurs. Their expert team provides a series of tools, workshops, and events available to small businesses across the United States. As a subdivision of the Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE offers mentoring sessions on a variety of business topics. Some of these include: business [...]

March 3rd, 2017|Resources, SBA, SCORE, Small Business|

Learn How to Obtain Federal Government Contracts

The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides a plethora of resources that small business owners can utilize to take advantage of different government opportunities, such as federal contracts. This site includes contracting resources that will guide you to "pitch" your business to potential customers, research opportunities available in your business' industry within the federal marketplace, and understanding the [...]

February 27th, 2017|Resources, SBA, Small Business|