SBA: Network of Small Business Resource Partners Honored During National Small Business Week

During the 2020 National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration honored its resource partners for their impact on local economic development and support of small business creation and growth across the nation. Additionally, all of the SBA’s Resource Partners were recognized for providing resources to small businesses as they work to […]

SBA: Timothy Porter of Appddiction Studio, LLC of Texas Named 2020 Small Business Person of the Year

Logistics and Transportation Entrepreneur from Florida also recognized by SBA as Runner-up Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration recognized this year’s Small Business Person of the Year, Timothy Porter of  Appddiction Studio, LLC, of Texas, during the 2020 National Small Business Week virtual ceremony. “It is my honor to announce Timothy Porter of Appddiction Studio, LLC, is […]

SBA: $5.5 Million in PRIME Grants Awarded to Help Emerging Micro-Entrepreneurs Gain Access to Capital

Grant Awardees Include 23 Provider Organizations Located in Opportunity Zones Thirty organizations across the United States that assist disadvantaged entrepreneurs are set to receive nearly $5.5 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME).  These nonprofit organizations help low-income entrepreneurs gain access to capital to […]

SBA: President Trump Proclaims National Small Business Week September 20-26

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2020 National Small Business Week celebrations officially commence this week with a virtual three-day award ceremony recognizing national award winners from across the country and U.S. territories for their significant accomplishments.  The three-day award ceremony will commence Tuesday, September 22, with SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announcing the 2020 National Small Business […]

SBA: Celebrating 50 Years of Surety Bond Guarantees

The Office of Surety Guarantees will Host a Free, Virtual Conference September 24-25 for Small Businesses The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Surety Guarantees (OSG) will host a two-day virtual conference to commemorate 50 years of Surety Bond Guarantees (SBG).  The conference will assist small businesses seeking surety bonds and discuss SBA’s role in the future of the surety bond industry.  “For the last 50 […]

SBA: West Virginia and Massachusetts Women-Owned Firms Take Top Honors in Federal Contracting

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced two women-owned firms will receive awards honoring their work in federal contracting.  Action Facilities Management, Inc. (AFM), an 8(a)-certified commercial facilities management firm specializing in infrastructure and security support services from Morgantown, West Virginia;  and Specialty Materials Inc. (SMI), a firm specializing in composite fiber and prepreg […]

SBA: $3 Million in Grants to Organizations Supporting Small Business Innovation and R&D Commercialization Awarded

The U.S. Small Business Administration granted 24 awards up to $125,000 each for specialized training, mentoring, and technical assistance for R&D-focused small businesses under the Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program administered by the SBA’s Office of Innovation and Technology.  FAST seeks to improve outcomes in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and […]

SBA: Minnesota Investment Firm Named Small Business Investment Company of the Year

 Spell Capital Mezzanine SBIC Partners II, L.P of Minneapolis, MN, has been named the 2020 Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration as part of  National Small Business Week.  Spell Capital Mezzanine, along with other national winners and finalists for the National Small Business Person of […]

SBA: 2020 Phoenix Award Champions Honored for Outstanding Disaster Recovery Efforts

The  U.S. Small Business Administration today announced the 2020 National Small Business Week Phoenix Award winners for their outstanding and inspiring resilience in the aftermath of devastating disasters.  The virtual National Small Business Week event, rescheduled from May due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be held September 22-24. This year’s National Small Business Week […]

SBA: National Small Business Week Virtual Conference Registration Announced

As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration and cosponsors will host all virtual events September 22-24, 2020. As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration and cosponsors will host all virtual events September 22-24, 2020. This year’s National Small Business Week activities will include […]