National Small Business Week – Free Virtual Conference

This week is National Small Business Week. The SBA will be hosting a FREE, 3-Day Virtual Conference on Tuesday, May 1 – Thursday, May 3 between 12:30 pm ET - 6:30 pm ET each day. During the free, … [Read more...]

Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

The Small Business Administration offers a free, online  course that is an introduction to securing information in a small business. Topics include: Defining cyber-security Explaining the … [Read more...]

Resources for Woman-Owned Small Businesses

The SBA website has some great resources for women-owned small businesses including:Office of Women’s Business Ownership: business training, counseling, federal contracts, and access to credit and … [Read more...]

SBA’s 7(a) Loan Program for Small Businesses

The SBA offers a number of different loan programs, for very specific purposes. The best known is the 7(a) Loan Program. To be eligible for a 7a loan, a business must: Operate for profit Be … [Read more...]

SBA to Increase Size Standards for Wholesale, Retail and Manufacturing Industries

Effective February 26th, 2016 the SBA is increasing small business size standards for 46 industries in the wholesale/retail sector (NAICS codes 42 and 44-45) and  209 industries in the manufacturing … [Read more...]

National Small Business Week is May 4th – 8th

National Small Business Week  is celebrated May 4th through 8th.  Events will be held in Miami, Los Angeles, San Antonio, New York City and Washington DC. If you can't get to these events, there … [Read more...]