The U.S. Small Business Administration & the White House Webinar with Small Business Leaders on Economic Recovery & Vaccine Leadership

WASHINGTON: On Thursday, June 10, as part of the “Vaccine Month of Action,” The White House, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and Public Private Strategies Institute hosted a briefing for small business leaders on COVID-19 recovery as part of their recently announced “Getting Back on Track: Help is Here” webinar series.  Over a thousand participants joined the briefing featuring SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas…

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9 Valuable Remote Tools that you should use if you are an Online Business

With the ongoing pandemic, most businesses are urging their employees to work from home. These businesses need to be profitable while managing a remote team. For this purpose, they are employing the most professional remote tools. There are multiple advantages to having a remote team. But this needs the best remote tools. There are some remote working tools for those…

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5 Reasons for Increase in On-demand Apps Post Pandemic

With the pandemic, many of us are stuck indoors and this has impacted the mobile usage trends as well. This has resulted in a surge in the usage of on-demand mobile apps. Many of these on-demand apps are becoming a favorite of users. These apps have great functionalities in modern times. Many on-demand app development companies are thus thriving in…

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SBA Recognizes the Office of Surety Guarantees FY20 Award Winners

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes the Office of Surety Guarantees award winners for their continued work to help small contracting businesses acquire surety bonds. Three SBA surety bond partners were selected to receive awards based on their participation, activity, claims, and recovery and their commitment to helping small businesses obtain contracts with both government and private sector entities. One small…

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SBA Launches 6th Annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition, Debuts SBIR Catalyst to Award over $5 Million in Prizes

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced its 6th Annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition (GAFC) with the addition of a new component aimed at spurring investment in underrepresented communities within the innovation economy at scale. The 2021 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Catalyst programs will recognize the nation’s most innovative organizations with inclusive approaches towards supporting entrepreneurs…

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SBA Launches ‘Community Navigator Pilot’ Program Application

$100 million competitive grant program to strengthen outreach to businesses in underserved communities enacted through the American Rescue Plan WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that it is accepting applications for its new Community Navigator Pilot Program. This new initiative, established by the American Rescue Plan, will leverage a community navigator approach to reach our nation’s smallest businesses, with a priority focus on those owned by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, as well as…

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SBA Kicks Off World Trade Month with Webinars to Help Businesses Go Global

WASHINGTON – This May, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will conduct and participate in a series of four webinars aimed at helping participants gain valuable insights on strategies for international sales success. As part of World Trade Month, the SBA is doing all we can to help U.S. small businesses build their businesses better. Ninety-five percent of the world’s consumers and two-thirds…

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Last Call: Administrator Guzman Announces Final Push for Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications

Qualifying eating establishments should submit applications by the May 24th deadline WASHINGTON – Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced that eligible eating establishments have until Monday, May 24, 8 p.m. ET, to submit applications to the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. “If our nation’s food and beverage industry is going to fully recover, we must ensure as many of the hardest-hit businesses get the economic…

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Recovery for the Smallest Restaurants and Bars: Administrator Guzman Announces Latest Application Data Results for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

WASHINGTON – Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, today is announcing the latest application data results for the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF), passed as part of the American Rescue Plan, and signed into law by President Joe Biden. The RRF has received more than 147,000 applications from women, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged business owners,…

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