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Nov 25, 2015, 14:03 ET

Small Business Saturday is November 28: Shop Small For All

Mark your calendar, now in its sixth year, Small Business Saturday (November 28) is a day where every shopper can play a part to support their...

Nov 24, 2015, 17:02 ET

Top 10 Mistakes for Businesses To Avoid When Dealing With a Disaster

It may be a mistake to believe your insurance policy will cover all of your business continuity needs in the event of a major disaster. ...

Nov 23, 2015, 17:27 ET

SBA Administrator Appoints New Members to Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development

 SBA Administrator Maria Contreras- Sweet has named four new members to the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development. The...

Nov 19, 2015, 10:31 ET
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Mike Muse and SBA Kick off My Brother's Keeper Millennial Entrepreneurs Video Series Spotlighting Entrepreneurs in Lifestyle Industries

The U.S. Small Business Administration's My Brother's Keeper Initiative is unveiling a new video series hosted by Mike Muse, the SBA MBK Millennial...

Nov 13, 2015, 08:36 ET

This Morning in Atlanta: Women in Business Featured Speaker: Actress, Director & Entrepreneur Kim Fields

 Cassius F. Butts, Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will present programs and services the SBA has to offer to...

Nov 05, 2015, 14:45 ET

Start Building Your Disaster Recovery Plan Today

 It could be that there's not enough time. Or lack of funds. Maybe you just believe you don't know how to do it. Small businesses...

Nov 02, 2015, 12:56 ET

SBA Announces Private-Public Partnership to Support Boots to Business: Reboot Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) kicked-off National Veterans Small Business Week (Nov. 2 – 6) today by launching a new...

Oct 30, 2015, 17:07 ET

SBA FY15 Lending Records Reach New Heights

Fiscal year 2015 proved yet another stellar year for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), as most of its financial assistance...

Oct 30, 2015, 16:41 ET

Veteran Entrepreneurs Honored During National Veterans Small Business Week Nov. 2-6

 The accomplishments of veteran small business owners around the country will be celebrated during National Veterans Small Business Week...

Oct 30, 2015, 16:36 ET
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SBA's Community Advantage Loan Program Recruits its 100th Lender

U.S. Small Business Administration Community Advantage (CA) Pilot Program scored a major success as it recruited its 100th lender, surpassed $100...

Oct 30, 2015, 12:52 ET

MONDAY: Obama Cabinet Member in Boston Area to Address Trends in Entrepreneurship

 Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will travel to the Boston area on Monday, November 2 to...

Oct 19, 2015, 09:46 ET

How to Prepare Your Small Business For Winter Weather Threats

Whether it's pounding rainfall, massive snowstorms, burst pipes on the heels of freezing temperatures or power outages, winter weather presents...

Oct 15, 2015, 14:00 ET

SBA Funds Three New Regional Innovation Clusters

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today the addition of three new clusters to the portfolio of communities it supports...

Oct 09, 2015, 13:24 ET

U.S. Small Business Administration to Make Significant Economic Investment in Appalachian Ohio

The following is being released by the U.S. Small Business Administration: WHAT:    SBA Deputy Administrator...

Oct 08, 2015, 14:42 ET

SBA's newly appointed National Ombudsman

Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced today that Earl L. Gay will serve as SBA's National...

Oct 07, 2015, 14:43 ET

SBA Teams with Partner Organizations to Expand Entrepreneurship in Underserved Communities

The U.S. Small Business Administration has formally partnered with several prominent civic organizations to deploy the Business Smart Toolkit among...

Oct 07, 2015, 13:04 ET

SBA Provides $700 Thousand in Grant Funding to Support Native American Small Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today the awardees of the $700,000 in grant funding for projects promoting the development,...

Oct 07, 2015, 09:18 ET

SBA's Online Portal Now Accepting 2016 National Small Business Week Awards Nominations

 The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2016 National Small Business Week Awards, including the...

Oct 05, 2015, 11:13 ET

Statement by SBA Administrator on TPP Agreement

Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, issued a statement today on the conclusion of Trans-Pacific...

Oct 05, 2015, 10:21 ET
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SBA Empowers Small Businesses to Be Cyber Safe

The U.S. Small Business Administration unveiled today a new cybersecurity webpage for small businesses at on the 12th...