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Sep 19, 2014, 14:34 ET
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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Pennsylvania Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration

 The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small...

Sep 19, 2014, 14:31 ET
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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Ohio Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small...

Sep 19, 2014, 11:18 ET
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SBA Awards Grants to Resource Partners to Sustain Entrepreneurship Training for Transitioning Service Members

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has entered into a cooperative agreement with America's Small Business Development Centers, SCORE, and...

Sep 18, 2014, 14:13 ET
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SBA and GobiernoUSA.gov Host Live Spanish Hangout on Business Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Small Business Administration and GobiernoUSA.gov will host a live Hangout in Spanish on Sept. 25 to offer business tips for young...

Sep 18, 2014, 11:31 ET
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SBA Partners with SEC on Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act Events to Help Small Businesses Raise Capital

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that it will join the Securities Exchange Commission in cohosting a series...

Sep 15, 2014, 19:23 ET
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La administradora de la SBA da inicio al Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Maria Contreras-Sweet, administradora de la Agencia Federal para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa (SBA, por sus siglas en inglés) de...

Sep 15, 2014, 14:28 ET
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SBA Administrator Kicks-Off Hispanic Heritage Month

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet today hosted a Hispanic Heritage Month Small Business Roundtable...

Sep 15, 2014, 14:11 ET
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SBA Administrator Presents $3.5M in PRIME Grants

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today the 2014 recipients of SBA's Program for Investment in Micro entrepreneurs Act (PRIME)...

Sep 15, 2014, 12:38 ET
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SBA Introduces New Online Course for Young Entrepreneurs in Spanish

Young entrepreneurs have a new tool to help determine if they're ready for business ownership and to help them get started.  Young...

Sep 11, 2014, 14:28 ET
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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in North Carolina Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small...

Sep 11, 2014, 10:42 ET
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Small Business Expo Announces Swiftpage as Presenting Sponsor of 2014/2015 Season

Small Business Expo, the largest B2B networking event, trade show and conference for small business owners, entrepreneurs & start-ups, is proud...

Sep 11, 2014, 07:00 ET
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25 Year-Old Pentagon Test Program Described As A "Sham" By Legal Scholar

A 25 year-old Pentagon test program known as the Comprehensive Subcontracting Plan Test Program (CSPTP) has been described by Professor Charles...

Sep 10, 2014, 11:16 ET
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SBA Proposes Revisions to Employee-Based Size Standards for Manufacturing and Other Industry Sectors

The U.S. Small Business Administration published two proposed rules to revise small business size standards in North American Industry...

Sep 10, 2014, 07:00 ET
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SBA "Safe Harbor From Fraud" Policy Gets Thumbs Down From Public

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has concluded taking public comment on a controversial new policy that would create a "safe harbor from...

Sep 09, 2014, 09:06 ET
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Declaration Deadline in Maine Approaching for SBA Working Capital Loans

 The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture...

Sep 09, 2014, 09:04 ET
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Declaration Deadline in New Hampshire Approaching for SBA Working Capital Loans

 The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture...

Sep 09, 2014, 07:00 ET
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SBA Administrator Could Face Tough Questions From Congress On Wednesday

 The House Small Business Committee is holding a hearing on Wednesday, September 10, titled Small Business Administration: Management and...

Sep 05, 2014, 15:37 ET
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Deadline Approaching in Connecticut for SBA Working Capital Loans

 The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture...

Sep 05, 2014, 15:31 ET
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Deadline Approaching in Massachusetts for SBA Working Capital Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and...

Sep 05, 2014, 14:16 ET
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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Residents of New York Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding

New York residents and businesses affected by severe storms and flooding on August 12-13, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S....