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SBA Lending Marches On Post-Sequester, But Anxieties Linger
Finance

SBA Lending Marches On Post-Sequester, But Anxieties Linger

The third annual Small Business Lending and Investment Summit convenes in Washington this week and will focus on the importance of SBA-backed lending.
Catherine Clifford
Sequester Countdown: What's in Store for the SBA
Finance

Sequester Countdown: What's in Store for the SBA

Here is how the small-business agency is going to be affected by the $85 billion in government-spending cuts that will go into effect starting Friday.
Catherine Clifford
SBA Aims to Clarify Health-Reform Law
Growth Strategies

SBA Aims to Clarify Health-Reform Law

The agency is seeking to dispel what it calls a common misconception: that all businesses will be required to provide health coverage to all employees.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Donald Trump for SBA Chief? Our Facebook Fans Weigh In
Growth Strategies

Donald Trump for SBA Chief? Our Facebook Fans Weigh In

We asked our readers who they want to replace Karen Mills at the helm of the Small Business Administration.
Catherine Clifford
Karen Mills on the SBA: Successor Needs to Get the Word Out
Leadership

Karen Mills on the SBA: Successor Needs to Get the Word Out

The outgoing chief of the Small Business Administration talks about her four years at the helm of the agency and what her successor needs to do.
Catherine Clifford
SBA Debuts New Market Research Tool for Small Business
Marketing

SBA Debuts New Market Research Tool for Small Business

Learning where your competitors are and how you stack up against them has never been easier thanks to a new tool from the SBA.
Karen Mills to Leave the SBA
Growth Strategies

Karen Mills to Leave the SBA

The head of the Small Business Administration announced Monday that she will be leaving her post.
Catherine Clifford
Kauffman Foundation's State of Entrepreneurship: A Hopeful Outlook for 2013
Starting a Business

Kauffman Foundation's State of Entrepreneurship: A Hopeful Outlook for 2013

Industry watchers are hopeful that entrepreneurship is on the rise.
Cheryl Winokur Munk
Obamacare Made Simple, Courtesy of SBA
Cash Flow Center

Obamacare Made Simple, Courtesy of SBA

The Small Business Administration is offering help on navigating the new health-care reform requirements.
Catherine Clifford
What's Ahead for the SBA in 2013
Finance

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.
Catherine Clifford
A Cluster of Clusters: Where the SBA Is Investing in Regional Economies
Growth Strategies

A Cluster of Clusters: Where the SBA Is Investing in Regional Economies

The Small Business Administration chose these 10 "clusters" or business networks as part of a 2010 pilot program to aid small businesses. We take a look at results to date.
Catherine Clifford
The Northeast Powers Up Clean-Energy Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

The Northeast Powers Up Clean-Energy Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration has invested more than $1.5 million in fuel-cell technology innovation.
Catherine Clifford
Alabama Aids Advanced Defense Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

Alabama Aids Advanced Defense Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration has invested more than $1 million in a group of Northern Alabama small businesses focused on defense and space technologies.
Catherine Clifford
Ohio Gets Strong On Flexible Electronics Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

Ohio Gets Strong On Flexible Electronics Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration invests over $1 million in a cluster specializing in the new science of flexible electronic components.
Catherine Clifford