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Region offers robust resources for businesswomen

Region offers robust resources for businesswomen

Whether you’re a woman looking to return to the workforce, enter the workforce for the first time or start a business from scratch, the Pikes Peak region is brimming with success stories and support. “We’ve definitely seen a steady flow,” said Melissa Marts, executive director of the Women’s Resource Agency. “We serve 1,200 women and… Continue Reading Region offers robust resources for businesswomen

SBA announces winners

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SBA announces winners

The Colorado U.S. Small Business Administration office announced the 2014 small business winners. As previously announced, the Colorado Small Business Person of the Year is Jan Erickson, president of Janska LLC, in Colorado Springs. Other Colorado Springs entities won in different categories: • Wells Fargo National Bank, won the 7(a) large lender award, lenders with… Continue Reading SBA announces winners

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SBA names new Colorado district director

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SBA names new Colorado district director

The U.S. Small Business Administration selected Edward J. Cadena as the new district director for SBA’s Colorado District Office. Cadena comes to Colorado with a long career in federal service. He recently served as the SBA’s Nevada District Director for the past four years. Cadena will be responsible for the delivery of SBA’s capital, counseling… Continue Reading SBA names new Colorado district director

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Loans from the Small Business Administration enable business owners to have more money to inject into their businesses. That’s because the SBA requires less money as a down payment. SBA loans can be easy to obtain, said a lender who’s spent decades helping small businesses obtain financing.  While one local SBA lender reports his SBA… Continue Reading SBA loans through local banks offer flexibility

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Options available for vets starting businesses

Two major events influenced veteran Fred Johnson: the Oklahoma City bombing and the 9/11 attacks.  He was living in Oklahoma City in 1995 when the federal building there was bombed in a domestic terrorist attack. Johnson moved to Texas, where on the day of the 9/11 attacks he was working as a travel assistant. These… Continue Reading Options available for vets starting businesses

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SBA export grants available for small business

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that for the third year, states will be able to apply for grants from the SBA to support efforts to increase exporting by small businesses. The State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Grant Program was appropriated $8 million to award grants by Sept. 30. Grants will be awarded on… Continue Reading SBA export grants available for small business

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SBA offers webinars to help with 8(a) program

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SBA offers webinars to help with 8(a) program

The U.S. Small Business Administration will present a free two-part webinar covering the SBA’s 8(a) business development program. The SBA’s 8(a) program was created to help small businesses considered to be socially and economically disadvantaged grow their business through counseling, training, workshops, management advice and technical guidance. The nine-year-old program also provides these businesses with… Continue Reading SBA offers webinars to help with 8(a) program

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SBA helps businesses with growth, moves

By almost any measure, the U.S. Small Business Administration just finished a record-setting year of helping businesses in Colorado. Statewide, the SBA approved $622.5 million in small business loans for the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, an all-time record and an 11.5 percent increase over the last fiscal year. The SBA’s Colorado office approved… Continue Reading SBA helps businesses with growth, moves

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SBA opens Web portal for award nominations

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SBA opens Web portal for award nominations

The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations through an online portal for its annual National Small Business Week Awards. The SBA announced Friday in a news release that they will accept 2014 nominations — including annual Small Business Person of the Year award — through Jan. 17. This is the second consecutive year that the… Continue Reading SBA opens Web portal for award nominations

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SBA heralds Veterans Small Business Week

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From Monday to Nov. 11, the  U.S. Small Business Administration hosts Veterans Small Business Week, an initiative to reach out to veteran entrepreneurs and small business owners. Veterans Small Business Week is part of SBA’s work to ensure the nation’s veterans have the tools and capital they need to start or grow a business. “Our nation… Continue Reading SBA heralds Veterans Small Business Week

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