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What the Department of Commerce and the Workforce Could Mean for Small Business

The SBA has long been a huge help for small businesses of all kinds. Now, North Carolina republican senator Richard Burr is setting out to consolidate the agency and two others into a single federal department, and it’s got many…

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Is the SBA Failing Small Businesses?

Many small business owners say yes—the Small Business Administration is falling very short. First formed in 1953, the SBA’s stated mission is to “aid, counsel, assist and protect, insofar as is possible, the interest of small business concerns.” Today’s small…

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The SBA Plays Matchmaker For Small Businesses

Good news for entrepreneurs: the Small Business Administration is hosting free Mentor-Protege Matchmaking Conferences in 14 cities across the US. What do these conferences offer? A chance for these small businesses to meet government contractors. They will receive actual opportunities…

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SBA Programs: How is the Government Helping Small Business?

The government is settings its sights on small businesses. A recent news report by Reuters declares that small businesses are borrowing more, which may signal national economic growth. The burgeoning rise of small businesses may partially be due to new…

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