West Virginia Record

Saturday, December 7, 2019

US Small Business Administration

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  • Driving innovation through the support of entrepreneurship

    WASHINGTON – The ability of small businesses to drive innovation is critical to U.S. competitiveness. The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced the addition of seven new clusters to its portfolio of communities it supports through the Regional Innovation Clusters Initiative, raising the total number of clusters in the program to fourteen.

  • Women-owned businesses are succeeding in the U.S. economy

    WASHINGTON – Women entrepreneurs make up a growing share of U.S. small business owners. The American Express 2018 State of Women-Owned Businesses report, which makes its projections based on data from the most recent U.S. Census Bureau Survey of Business Owners, estimates that they own 12.3 million companies in the U.S. – compare that to 1972 when there were only 402,000 women-owned businesses.

  • Encouraging entrepreneurship for military spouses

    CHARLESTON – Each May we memorialize the men and women who sacrifice their lives defending our freedom. Often forgotten are the military spouses who give their all to maintain households and raise children.

  • New Biz Launchpad wins $50,000 SBA prize for growth accelerators

    WARDENSVILLE – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced recently that New Biz Launchpad was one of 68 winners of its third annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition.

  • Deadline looms for flood victims to seek low-interest government loans

    CHARLESTON – Sept. 7 is the deadline to submit applications for disaster loans through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for the West Virginia floods that occurred June 22-29.

  • Legal agencies provide free legal assistance for flood victims

    CHARLESTON – A toll-free legal aid hotline provided by legal agencies is now available for victims of flooding in West Virginia.