SBA The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on SBA en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT Thank You for Your Service - 4 Business Funding Programs for Veterans A grateful nation gives its warriors at least a bit of help making the transition from military life to launching their own businesses. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT Kedma Ough, MBA 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. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT Scott Shane 4 Tips for Managing Cash Flow When You're Bootstrapping The wealthiest companies work hard to know where every dime goes. Startups literally cannot afford to do less. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT John Boitnott How to Build an Institution, Not a Short-Term Business Maria Contreras-Sweet, the newest head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is an entrepreneur herself. Here, she discusses how to create a business that will be around for the long haul. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:05:00 GMT Catherine Clifford SBA Chief: The Secret to Being a Good Boss Is Being a Good Cheerleader Maria Contreras-Sweet became head of the Small Business Administration just about two months ago, but managing employees is hardly new territory for her. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Congress Is Right to Challenge the SBA's Program Expansion The Small Business Administration has done something rare: It united both sides of the aisle in opposition. Wed, 21 May 2014 12:30:00 GMT Scott Shane Small Business Week: 3 Things You've Missed So Far New funding options and Google launch are among whatÂ’s new for National Small Business Week. Tue, 13 May 2014 12:30:00 GMT Linda Lacina National Small Business Week: Events to Watch For in Your Region As National Small Business Week kicks off today, here are some exciting events, opportunities and resources to look out for. Mon, 12 May 2014 17:07:00 GMT Geoff Weiss From Tattoo Parlors to Coffee Shops, a National Celebration of Small Businesses National Small Business Week runs from May 12 to 16 this year, with events being held in cities from San Francisco to Washington. Thu, 01 May 2014 19:20:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:45:00 GMT Catherine Clifford When the Going Gets Tough for Local Economies, Utilize Existing Resources With state budgets being cut, former SBA chief Karen Mills discusses how local economic growth does not necessarily need radical innovation to prosper. Rather governors can harness resources of existing institutions and people to attract capital and create jobs. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:00:00 GMT Karen Mills Hurricane Sandy and Its Aftermath: By the Numbers See just how brutal last year's superstorm Sandy really was. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:00:00 GMT Diana Ransom How to Finance a Startup Today When the bank of mom and dad shuts down, here are some startup funding resources for you. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:30:00 GMT Julian Hills 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. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:30:00 GMT Anisha Sekar 10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week In the category of epic role reversals, the New York Daily News makes big companies pitch to startups and other need-to-know stories from this week. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 14:00:00 GMT Brad Crescenzo 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. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 19:41:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:08:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 10:00:00 GMT 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. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:42:00 GMT Catherine Clifford