Tag Archives: SBA

Linda McMahon

Trump’s Head of SBA Pick Impacts Minority And Women Entrepreneurs

Advocates call on wrestling magnate Linda McMahon to ensure contracts and loans go to women and minority businesses

Small business advocates are weighing in on President-elect Donald Trump as he nominates professional-wrestling executive…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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SCORE

SCORE Offers Free Help and Benefits for Small Businesses

SCORE is an excellent resource for getting business advice and mentorship for little to no cost

Learn more about SCORE, a government program that provides free small business mentoring sessions, workshops,…

By Preston Charles

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SBA

SBA Joins Silicon Valley In Closing Investment Gap For Minority-Owned Businesses

Agency forms new public-private partnership with LinkedIn and other organizations

SBA joins Silicon Valley in closing Investment Gap for minority businesses as it releases as…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Spelman Grad and Her Travel Agency Named SBA’s Minority Business of the Year

UNIGLOBE owner and Spelman College alum honored twice in one week

A Spelman grad is making her mark as one of the top UNIGLOBE Travel International…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Federal Government Meets Women Contracting Goal First Time in History

Call for black-owned female firms to take products and services to federal agencies

The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that the federal government met women contracting goal…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Walker’s Legacy to Research Fastest-Growing Segment of Entrepreneurs: Black Women

Walker's Legacy will conduct research on black female-owned businesses and launch a series of empowerment programs in honor of International Women's History Month

Black women are starting businesses in record numbers and Walker’s Legacy wants to discover the…

By Samara Lynn

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New Technology Can Help Small Businesses Thrive

Small businesses should make every effort to adapt the latest business technology

“The pace of technological development is as staggering as the ever-changing ways that consumers engage…

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accelerator

SBA Awards $4.4 Million To Business Accelerators

Groups helping minority start-ups among winners of annual growth accelerator fund competition

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the winners of the second annual Growth Accelerator…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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4 Reasons Your Business Needs a Mentor

Having a mentor increases access to business opportunities and company profits

Having a mentor increases access to business opportunities and company profits.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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SBA Names Mike Muse ‘My Brother’s Keeper Millennial Entrepreneur Champion’

Music CEO and engagement expert to help youth pursue entrepreneurship

Music CEO an engagement expert Mike Muse to foster entrepreneurship among young black males.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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U.S. Small Business Administration’s InnovateHER Winners Announced

Female entrepreneurs take home $30,000 in winnings at event

Female entrepreneurs took home $30,000 in winnings at Small Business Associations InnovateHER event.

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Need a Loan for Your Small Business? Try A Community Banker

Independent owned banks provide more than 50% of all loans to small businesses

The bulk of small business loans come these days from smaller community banks.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Millennial Entrepreneurs To Take Center Stage During National Small Business Week

Town Hall seeks to encourage growth of Generation Y business owners

Generation Y is not the most entrepreneurial generation despite popular belief but that could change.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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New Online Tool Helps Entrepreneurs Get Capital

SBA to help match small business owners with a bankable idea to a lender

The Small Business Administration is launching a first of its kind tool that will allow…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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President Obama Signs Law That Increases Opportunities for Women Businesses

Sole women entrepreneurs to receive greater level of access to federal contracts

President Obama has signed a law that seeks to level the playing field for women-owned…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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SBA Lending Hits Record Level In 2014

Loans To black businesses up 36%

As exports continue to play a pivotal role in strengthening the nation’s economy, SBA loans…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How One Female Business Owner Won Government Contracts

LaKeshia Grant's tech firm landed federal contracts after 8(a) program certification

Working out of her home using $11,000 in personal savings, LaKeshia Grant started Virtual Enterprise…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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6 Steps for Getting Noticed in Any Setting

SBA To Increase Investment Capital to Minority Businesses

Agency expands SBIC Impact Investment Fund

The SBA is implementing a series of policy changes that promise to broaden access to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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SBA to Provide $1.5 Million In Small Business Grants

Funding set to help disadvantaged businesses in 8(a) development program

The SBA expects to award six to 10 grants in the range of $150,000 to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How Your Personal Credit Score Affects Small Business Lending

Alternative solutions for getting a loan or line of credit

Unlike the CEOs of major public companies, whose personal financial situation has little effect on…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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