Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is a United States government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses. The mission of the Small Business Administration is "to maintain and strengthen the nation's economy by enabling the establishment and viability of small businesses and by assisting in the economic recovery of communities after disasters". The agency's activities are summarized as the "3 Cs" of capital, contracts and counseling.SBA loans are made through banks, credit unions and other lenders who partner with the SBA. The SBA provides a government-backed guarantee on part of the loan.
Posts about Small Business Administration
  • FTC Cybersecurity Roundtables with Small Businesses

    … The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is hosting small business owners in a series of public roundtables across the United States to discuss the most pressing challenges small businesses face in protecting the security of their computers and networks. The Engage, Connect, and Protect Initiative: Small Business and Data Security Roundtables are part…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 8 readers -
  • Upcoming Event: Business Opportunity Fair!

    …, Indianapolis, IN 46205 The agenda includes presentations from the following: 3:30 pm – Indiana Department of Transportation Economic Opportunity Division 4:30 pm – Ivan Baird, Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council 5:30 pm – Woolridge Impact Marketing Group Please register here to reserve your space! …

    Michael Smith/ Indiana Business Law Blog- 31 readers -
  • Court Refuses to Dismiss Minority Business Set Aside Case

    … and ultimately got the Small Business Administration to declare Everano’s company ineligible. She says that is when Everano teamed up with Morales and created another eligible business, this one a company that took advantage of the HUBZone program that gives contracting preferences to businesses that draw employees from Native American reservations. Once…

    Due Diligence- 61 readers -
  • Harsh New Regulations For Payday and Car Title Lenders?

    … to the financial crisis of 2007–08 and the subsequent Great Recession. While the CFPB recognizes consumers’ need for affordable credit, it is deeply concerned that the practices often associated with Payday and Car Tile lenders – such as failure to underwrite for affordable payments, repeatedly rolling over or refinancing loans, holding…

    Cynthia Lawson/ Bond and Botes- 39 readers -