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The Feds Have $2.5B Available to Fund Innovative Small Companies
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3 Things You Need to Know About National Small Busin...
The Feds Have $2.5B Available to Fund Innovative Sma...
New Report Reinforces How Risky Franchising Can Real...
4 Essential Considerations of a Bank-Friendly Busine...
Getting Started With a Loan From the Small Business...
News and Articles About SBA loans
New Report Reinforces How Risky Franchising Can Really Be
There's no easy path to success. Even one in six franchisees who land SBA loans wind up with failing businesses.
National Small Business Week
3 Things You Need to Know About National Small Business Week
Here's how you can get involved in the Small Business Administration's week-long celebration of the Main Street entrepreneur.
When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's
Banks analyze these five factors to determine whether to approve your small business loan application.
4 Essential Considerations of a Bank-Friendly Business Plan
Your business plan is not an academic exercise or a hoop to jump through, it's a living document that shows investors, advisors and business partners that you are serious about making your dream reality.
Small Business Credit Still Not Back to Pre-Recession Levels
Despite the recent rise in the number of small business loans, small business lending still has not returned to their highs.
Small Business Lending
Credit Unions Are Increasingly Business Friendly
Credit unions, long an alternative to banks for individual customers, are keenly interested in small business lending.
Obama Picks Maria Contreras-Sweet to Lead the SBA
Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of ProAmerica Bank, is the White House's pick as head of the government's Small Business Administration.
Why Big Banks Are Lending More to Small Businesses
Here we go over several reasons why larger banks are starting to warm up to small-business lending again.
Can't Get a VC to Notice You're Alive? 3 Alternative Funding Sources for You.
Nabbing money from outside investors isn't the only way your startup can scale. Here are three other ways to fund your company.
Obama Says Shutdown Is Hurting Small Businesses
Today, the president traveled to M. Luis Construction in Rockville, Md., to deliver his latest in a series of strongly-worded attacks against House Republicans regarding the government shutdown.
Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses
As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold.
Why the SBA Should Be Abolished
Perhaps there was a time when the Small Business Administration served a purpose for businesses, but that time has passed, writes Ray Hennessey.
SBA Gets a Temporary Chief
Jeanne Hulit, the Small Business Administration's associate administrator in the Office of Capital Access, will take over as interim head of the agency when Karen Mills departs at end of the month.
SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love
The U.S. Small Business Administration, widely considered near useless to high-tech startups, has made two efforts in as many weeks to woo this innovative group of entrepreneurs.
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