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New SBA Chief Jumps Into the Red Zone, Taking On the Infamous Disaster Loan Program

New SBA Chief Jumps Into the Red Zone, Taking On the Infamous Disaster Loan Program

Maria Contreras-Sweet was sworn into office just over two months ago and her very first concern was tackling one of the Small Business Administration's major sore spots.
15 Tips to Prepare for Security Threats Big and Small

15 Tips to Prepare for Security Threats Big and Small

Remember the meteor that broke every window in that Siberian city? Nobody can predict everything that might go wrong but some commonsense preparations are a good idea no matter what does.
Introducing Entrepreneur's Top New Franchises to Watch

Introducing Entrepreneur's Top New Franchises to Watch

These 57 newbies all started franchising in the past five years.
Natural Disasters Are Unavoidable. Is Your Business Ready? (Infographic)

Natural Disasters Are Unavoidable. Is Your Business Ready? (Infographic)

One in four organizations slammed by a natural disaster is unable to reopen its doors. Here’s a look at how business owners can prepare and minimize potential losses.
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Startups help typhoon-ravaged Filipinos, meet a 23-year-old YouTube media mogul, the Apple of grocery stores sprouts in SF, Nest's Tony Fadell on his life's work, Dropbox does business, startup lessons from the NASCAR…This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
Hurricane Sandy, One Year Later (Infographic)

Hurricane Sandy, One Year Later (Infographic)

Here's a visual look at Hurricane Sandy's devastation and what's happened since.
What Businesses Need to Know About Preparing, Coping and Recovering From Natural Disasters

What Businesses Need to Know About Preparing, Coping and Recovering From Natural Disasters

With the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, we've got the ultimate guide to help business owners like you prepare and navigate through future disasters, natural or not.
Hurricane Sandy and the Hard Lessons It Taught 3 Seafood Businesses

Hurricane Sandy and the Hard Lessons It Taught 3 Seafood Businesses

Locating a seafood restaurant by the water is a good idea, until a massive hurricane blows through. See how three hard-hit businesses are doing one year after the storm.
Hurricane Sandy and Its Aftermath: By the Numbers

Hurricane Sandy and Its Aftermath: By the Numbers

See just how brutal last year's superstorm Sandy really was.
Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?

Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?

Hard-hit cities have rolled out all sorts of business-recovery programs. We spoke with some of their mayors and small-business officials to get a peek at the details.
A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal

A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal

Hurricane Sandy brought devastation to businesses in New York and New Jersey, in the process teaching business owners some valuable lessons. It even sparked a new startup.
3 Ways Tech Entrepreneurs Can Help, and Grow, During a Natural Disaster

3 Ways Tech Entrepreneurs Can Help, and Grow, During a Natural Disaster

In a time of need, the efforts of tech 'treps who volunteer can go a long way toward charity, networking and pushing innovation.
Why Every Business Needs a Technology Plan

Why Every Business Needs a Technology Plan

Your company should document the technology it uses so that the information is available at critical times.
Six Months After Hurricane Sandy, Many Businesses Are Still Struggling to Recover

Six Months After Hurricane Sandy, Many Businesses Are Still Struggling to Recover

A look at how New York City businesses are getting back on their feet after the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy.
Startups Offer Aid After Boston Marathon Attack

Startups Offer Aid After Boston Marathon Attack

From raising money to providing accommodations, entrepreneurs lend support to those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombings.
Building a 'Growth Team' and Other Tips This Week

Building a 'Growth Team' and Other Tips This Week

How your personal network can fuel your productivity, how confidence can defeat burnout, why your products need emotional content and more: our best tips of the week.
How Franchises Worked Together After Superstorm Sandy

How Franchises Worked Together After Superstorm Sandy

Franchises played a major recovery role in the wake of Sandy, with corporate parents rallying to get local units running so they could help communities in need. Here's how some companies banded together to weather the storm.
How to Handle Cash Flow When Disaster Strikes

How to Handle Cash Flow When Disaster Strikes

What you need to consider to keep your business up and running when forces beyond your control cause you to temporarily shut down your business.
What's Ahead for the SBA in 2013

What's Ahead for the SBA in 2013

A look at what the federal government's small-business agency could be up to this year and beyond.
How 3 Franchise Owners Came Back From Disaster

How 3 Franchise Owners Came Back From Disaster

When times got tough, these franchisees held their ground and didn't look back.
6 Lessons from Small Businesses Damaged by Superstorm Sandy

6 Lessons from Small Businesses Damaged by Superstorm Sandy

The stories of three resilient entrepreneurs who used strength and resourcefulness to keep their businesses going after the storm.
Business Interruption Insurance: What It Will -- and Won't -- Cover

Business Interruption Insurance: What It Will -- and Won't -- Cover

Special coverage can help you recoup profits lost during storms and other disasters. Here's what you need to know.
How One Franchise Owner Got His Businesses Running After Hurricane Sandy

How One Franchise Owner Got His Businesses Running After Hurricane Sandy

How Eric Casaburi's Retro Fitness and Let's Yo! franchise systems bounced back after the superstorm.
Picking up the Pieces: Sandy's Impact on Small Businesses

Picking up the Pieces: Sandy's Impact on Small Businesses

The hurricane devastated homes and businesses on the East Coast this week. Some small businesses rode out the storm; others weren't so lucky. Here's a look.
NYC Entrepreneurs Stand Up to Hurricane Sandy

NYC Entrepreneurs Stand Up to Hurricane Sandy

From local businesses to tech startups, a look at the creative ways some owners are keeping their businesses ticking along.

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