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|March 23, 2021||More Than 1,000 U.S. Businesses Close Per Day Since Pandemic Start||
In an interview on Friday with the Associated Press, newly-confirmed head of the Small Business Administration, Isabel Guzman, told the outlet that the United States has lost 400,000 businesses sin ...Read more
|March 10, 2021||Uncertainty as PPP Gets Cash Injections Despite Looming Expiration Date||
The Payment Protection Program is still set to expire March 31st despite a new cash injection and more than $100 billion in still available funds.
Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) s ...Read more
|March 2, 2021||SBA Sets Up 14-Day Exclusive Loan Period for Small Biz, Changes to PPP||
The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced on Sunday that it would hold “a 14-day, exclusive PPP loan application period for businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 20 employee,” endin ...Read more
|February 9, 2021||8(a) “Section 8” Firms Get a Boost, Able to Qualify Through Past Performance in Joint Ventures||
Various provisions were introduced this year by the Small Business Administration (SBA) in order to create more contracting opportunities for small businesses. This includes ...Read more
|February 5, 2021||Black Businesses Deserve Another Stimulus this Black History Month||
Small business survivability rates are low across the board, but black-owned businesses are uniquely vulnerable to closure.
A whopping 80 percent of minority businesses shut down within t ...Read more
|February 2, 2021||The SBA is Overhauling its WOSB Program||
The SBA has chosen the program, commonly known as WOSB, as the guinea pig for technological changes at the SBA which will implement new regulatory changes.
Some of the changes happening inc ...Read more
|January 24, 2021||Small Business Advocates Urge Congress to Quickly Confirm New SBA Leader Guzman||
Joe Biden has been sworn in as President of the United States but his picks to fill his cabinet positions remain mostly unfilled. With no date set for a confirmation hearing for Isabel Guzman, Bide ...Read more
|January 21, 2021||Small Business Admin. launches SDVOSB certification process in place of Dept. of Veteran Affairs self-certification process||
America’s federal government every year puts aside contract benefits for firms self-certified as a "Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business" (SDVOSB) and others certified as a “Veteran ow ...Read more
|January 11, 2021||SBA Administrator Heaps Praise on Trump After High-Profile Resignations Over Capitol Riots||
Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza showered President Donald Trump with praise on Monday despite the resignation of many of her colleagues including the Secretary of the De ...Read more
|January 4, 2021||SBA Launches Digital Learning Platform for Women Entrepreneurs, 20 Business Centers||
The US Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced the launch of 20 new Women Business Centers (WBC) — the largest ever expansion of its network in its history — as well as a new digital ...Read more