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Incentives Needed to Spur Federal Agencies to Meet Small-Business Contracting Goals (Opinion)
The SBA reports that it has tried to increase the share of federal dollars going to small businesses by implementing new contracting provisions. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to be working.
Government Report Shows Downward Trend in Small Business Lending
Small business loans contracted last year, while large businesses secured more dollars, according to the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy.
Chobani Yogurt's Success Starts Where a Giant Left Off
Chobani's founder Hamdi Ulukaya tells the story of his company's modest beginnings and current growing pains.
Getting the Big Banks Back into Small-Business Lending
The SBA is partnering with the largest U.S. lenders to raise the amount of money loaned to small businesses, particularly in small loans and underserved communities.
Google Hangout with SBA Chief Karen Mills
As part of National Small Business Week, Entrepreneur's Diana Ransom moderated a live chat with SBA chief Karen Mills and winners of the SBA's video contest.
Business Owners Take SBA Chief to Task
At a town hall at National Small Business Week, some entrepreneurs complain to Karen Mills about access to credit and high health insurance costs.
Gaps Persist Amid Small-Business Lending Comeback
In 2011, SBA lending hit a record level. SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills explains why.
How Industry Clusters Can Spur Small-Business Growth
One way the SBA has sought to foster entrepreneurial growth is through industry clusters.The SBA's Karen Mills explains how.
4 Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for a Bank Loan
Two leading banks, honored for National Small Business Week, offer their best advice to business owners seeking credit.
The SBA's Karen G. Mills on the Small-Business Recovery
SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills travels the U.S. talking with business owners and bankers. She says she's hearing more talk of expansion compared with three years ago.
The SBA's Karen G. Mills Answers Her Agency's Critics
Some critics have called for dismantling the U.S. Small Business Administration. The agency's leader says demand for its services is only growing and is a good value to tax payers.
Small Business and the President's Cabinet
President Obama recently made the head of the SBA part of his presidential cabinet. We speak with SBA Administrator Karen G. MIlls about what it means for U.S. small businesses.
Happy Small Business Week: Time to Shine in D.C.
National Small Business Week is a big deal for small business. Here's what you can expect.
Why We Should Invest More in Existing Businesses (Opinion)
Small businesses employ a lot of people, so policy makers invest in resources that help start new companies. But more resources should be allocated to helping existing business stay afloat.
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