Tag Archives: SBA

How To Obtain SBA Certification

See how one small business owner secured millions in government contracts

Obtaining government certification as a minority-owned or disadvantaged business small business can be advantageous for…

By Renita Burns

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Get Money: 5 Things to Know About SBA Lending

Expert advice and resources for entrepreneurs who want to raise financing for their business

Todd Harrington is managing director and chief sales officer for CIT Group where he oversees…

By Alan Hughes

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Washington Report: Updates From the Capitol

Senate panel fast-tracks Johns' SBA nomination; Congress reconciles reform bills

The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship voted unanimously on Thursday to move the…

By Joyce Jones

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Poll: Show Me the Funding!

Tell us where you're finding the capital to sustain your business

Happy Small Business Week! As a small business owner/entrepreneur where have you found capital needed…

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Washington Report: Updates From the Capitol

Rand Paul backtracks on race comments; Small business bill advances

Fresh off his victory in Kentucky’s GOP Senate primary in which he defeated a mainstream…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Updates from Capitol Hill

Democrats ready for midterm elections; broadband assistance for small businesses

President Barack Obama and Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine outlined this week the party’s…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report: Updates from Capitol Hill

CBC lawmakers vote against jobs bill, saying it falls short

When the House votes on the $15 billion Senate jobs bill later today, it may…

By Joyce Jones

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SBA Works to Strengthen Its 8(a) Program

Proposals set to open up access to more businesses

The Small Business Administration has conducted a comprehensive review of its 8(a) program and will…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report

Tax credits; healthcare; consumer protection

Homebuyers Tax Credit May Be Too Popular

In response to abuses and fraud uncovered by the…

By Joyce Jones

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Washington Report

House votes on student loans; CBCF Conference; Baucus presents health bill;SBA approves advocate

BlackEnterprise.com analyzes the week that was in Washington

By Joyce Jones

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Q&A: Commerce Department’s Rick Wade

Commerce Department's Wade discusses advancing the Obama agenda

Black Enterprise Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle sits down with the Commerce Department’s Rick Wade in…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Q&A: Commerce Secretary Gary Locke

Commerce secretary discusses the recovery and minority participation

Black Enterprise Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle sits down with Commerce Secretary Gary Locke in an…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Q&A With MBDA’s David Hinson

MBDA national director discusses achieving parity for minority businesses

Black Enterprise Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle sits down with Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) National…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obama Congratulates SBA Award Winners

THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much. Good afternoon, everybody.
AUDIENCE: Good afternoon.
THE…

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SBA Small Business Award Winners

Charles Baker
NATIONAL VETERAN CHAMPION
Charles M. Baker, President and CEO
MCB Lighting & Electrical and Government…

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Open Dialogue Vital in Helping Small Businesses Recover

Sen. Landrieu discusses SBA aid for minority businesses

Sen. Mary Landrieu discusses Louisiana’s current business landscape, what small businesses can expect from the…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for SBA Chief

Mills faces rough waters at her agency

Karen Gordon Mills is sworn in at her Senate hearing. (Source: Senate)
As confirmation hearings go,…

By Joyce Jones

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Day 56

During a White House event for small business owners and lenders, Obama expressed outrage over…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama’s Remarks to Small Business Owners, Community Lenders, and Members of Congress

Transcript of Obama's Small Business Meeting

Remarks by the President to Small Business Owners, Community Lenders, and Members of Congress
President Barack…

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SBA Updates Lending Rules

New provisions to help small businesses during weak economy

The Small Business Administration announced it is changing two aspects of its lending programs that…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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