SBA: Landmark Collaboration with Historically Black Fraternities and Sororities to Address the Wealth Gap Through Black Entrepreneurship Announced

First of its Kind Agreement That Will Focus on Improving Financial Literacy, Outreach and Capital Access Opportunities Across Communities Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, signed a Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM)–an authority unique to […]

SBA: Four Million Hard-Hit Businesses Approved for Nearly $390 Billion in COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loans

SBA delivered an unprecedented level of economic aid to small businesses impacted by the pandemic As the country continues to transition from a historic economic recovery to stable, steady growth that works for families and small businesses, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President […]

SBA: Five New Women’s Business Centers Announced and to be Operated by Minority Serving Institutions

The latest SBA investment triples the number of Women’s Business Centers at HBCUs in support of women entrepreneurs Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced the selection of five new Women’s Business Centers (WBC) […]

SBA: 2022 National Small Business Week Co-Sponsors and Virtual Summit Event Schedule Announced

Official partners support SBA message of “Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship” Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the official cosponsors and schedule for its 2022 National Small Business Week (NSBW) Virtual Summit, themed “Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship,” taking place May 2-5, 2022. National Small Business Week events are made possible every year […]

SBA: T.H.R.I.V.E., Executive Level Business Training for Entrepreneurs Ready to Maximize Their Full Potential, Launched

Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced the launch of T.H.R.I.V.E. (Train, Hope, Rise, Innovate, Venture, Elevate), a reimagined training program for small business leaders, formerly known as Emerging Leaders. “T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined initiative will provide […]

SBA: Two New Courses Introduced on Partnerships and Entrepreneurial Leadership in the Ascent Online Digital Learning Platform

The digital tool provides women-owned small businesses resources to drive growth through business partnerships, building and refining leadership skills Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the launch of two new educational modules. Ascent is a digital platform comprised of targeted education modules, called Journeys, that gives small business owners 24/7 access to critical information […]

SBA: Launch of Inaugural America’s Seed Fund Expo Competition for Small Businesses, Startups, and Inventors Announced

Applications will be accepted until April 22, 2022 Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced the launch of America’s Seed Fund Startup Expo 2022, a new initiative aimed at identifying innovative startups and supporting them with […]

SBA: Registration Opened for National Small Business Week Virtual Summit “Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship”

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that registration for its 2022 National Small Business WeekVirtual Summit, “Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship,” is now open. This year’s National Small Business Week (NSBW), held May 1-7, 2022, will acknowledge small businesses from across the country for their resilience, ingenuity, and creativity. It will […]

SBA: Small Business Digitial Alliance Publishes Library of Free Digital Tools for Small Businesses

In addition to the new digital tool library geared toward empowering entrepreneurs to scale their business, SBDA announces additional details of its first National Webinar Today, the Small Business Digital Alliance (SBDA), a new public-private co-sponsorship between the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Business Forward, Inc., published a comprehensive suite of free resources to help […]

SBA: Pilot Program Targeting Access to Capital for Underserved Entrepreneurs Expanded

Vice President Kamala Harris Unveils Improvements to SBA Community Advantage Pilot Program at White House Event with SBA Administrator Isabella Guzman, Extending it to 2024, Ending New Lender Moratorium, and Lifting Loan Caps Today, Vice President Kamala Harris and Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s […]