News and Articles About SBA
The President issued a new call on Congress to pass an ambitious legislative agenda to help small businesses, but some wonder whether it's just hot air.
Here is a rundown of what small business owners and advocates hope to hear from President Obama as he addresses the nation tonight.
The SBA's Small Business Development Centers serve over 500,000 entrepreneurs a year, but they're still on the budget chopping block.
The president raised the head of the Small Business Administration to a Cabinet-level position, and proposed streamlining the agency with five others.
Being a woman and an entrepreneur has its benefits, but there are also a number of challenges. Here, the SBA answers your burning questions about how to best overcome them.
SBA franchise loans are on the rise, but you still need seed money and a carefully honed business plan. The SBA's Steve Smits provides advice.
Failure to meet an agreement over reducing the nation's debts could trigger a spate of spending cuts that could carry implications for small businesses.
For the men and women of the U.S. military, starting a business in this economy can be tricky. Here are the government programs that aim to help veterans strike out on their own.
The Jobs Act didn't pass muster with Congress, so Barack Obama has issued some proposals without legislation. See what's in the works for small businesses.
President Obama announced a number of federal student loan reducing measures, which may also benefit entrepreneurs.
Private equity funding isn't a fit for every business. But even for those where it makes sense, PE firms have been hard to find and research -- until now.
A new smartphone app from the SBA aims to equip startups like Flawless Group with a wealth of small-business information.
The Obama administration's new effort to trim inefficient practices and wasteful spending might help small businesses the most.
President Obama announced a new plan to give hard-hit rural businesses a lift. But some wonder if it'll ever materialize.
SBA backed loans are up but, with the latest debt woes, for how long?
Investigation finds small-business contracts might actually be going to larger companies.
Entrepreneurs might want to consider these valuable and affordable resources that offer expert advice and support.
Of the 27 million small businesses in the U.S. a mere fraction of them can call themselves a Small Business Champion. Here's how they did it.
As the unemployment rate among young people has skyrocketed in recent years, the Administration is attempting to whet their entrepreneurial appetites.
Between connecting with foreign buyers and wading through complicated tariffs, exporting can be tough. Here's how to ease the process.
Outside of attending the big hoedown in the Capitol, here are three ways to get the most out of National Small Business Week.
Five tips for young hopefuls to consider before hanging their own shingle.
The SBA's 90 percent guarantee on certain loans may be no more, but the borrowing outlook may be brightening.
Entrepreneurial veterans get a boost from a new federal initiative that includes a focus on helping veterans seeking to start or grow a business.
After a decade-long struggle, a new program to boost federal contracts among women-owned businesses kicked in. Will it work?