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  • Sen. Cantwell, head of small business committee, targets gender gap in small business lending
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. […]
  • Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap
    Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced ... […]
  • Two Reasons To Be Sweet On Maria Contreras-Sweet
    The Small Business Administration (SBA) might not be the biggest guarantor of small business loans in the United States, but they definitely set the tone for traditional small business lenders like banks and credit unions—even those institutions that are not part of the SBA network. I’ve mentioned before how much I like what the SBA did last fall when they r […]
  • Women struggle for small-business loans
    NEW YORK - Women are a growing force in the business world, but if they own a company, they may still struggle to get a loan from a bank. […]
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    ViaSat to offer high-speed Internet • Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty • Women struggle for small business loans; and more […]
  • St. Paul considers requiring banks it deals with to open up on practices
    Banks that do business with the city of St. Paul may soon have to publicly reveal key information about their other financial practices within the city, from the number of foreclosures they initiate to which neighborhoods receive the most small-business loans. […]
  • Biz Bits: Tips for applying for small business loans
    Loans offered through the U.S. Small Business Administration offer a number of key advantages, including longer payback terms and higher borrowing limits, which can be useful when financing necessities like real estate and equipment. […]
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  • VEDC Offers Funding to Small Business Owners in Bakersfield
    After receiving a $2-million loan from Rabobank N.A., VEDC plans to open a northern office in Bakersfield, California. As the local economy continues to struggle to bounce back from the Great Recession, countless local small businesses are left without funding or access to capital. […]
  • Maui Sustainability Briefing
    The County of Maui, Susty Pacific and Hawai'i Green Growth (HGG) co-hosted the Maui Sustainability Briefing on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Maui Tropical Plantation. […]
  • Consumer Goods Companies Need to Do More to Harness Digital Technology for Marketing or Risk Falling Behind
    A new study by Forbes Insights and Wipro Limited confirms that if companies are not taking advantage of digital technologies to improve marketing efforts, they are falling behind their competitors. […]
  • Help each other in hard times
    Small and micro-sized businesses are being urged to support each other more during this recession. Former president of the Business Network International (BNI) Cecilia Elliott-Alleyne said during an interview with the BARBADOS BUSINESS AUTHORITY that doing so could pay dividends and ensure the sustainability of those companies. “The basic philosophy of the B […]
  • Stop Confusing Small Businesses and Startups
    Small businesses and startups often get lumped together but they're different ventures with vastly different goals, and that means they need different things to thrive. […]
  • Small business center offers 'green' counseling
    Through a federal grant, small- to midsized New Jersey businesses looking to institute or expand environmentally friendly practices can now get pro bono advice and technical assistance from experts in the 'green' arena. […]
  • Haiku Learning Honored as One of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch
    Haiku Learning has been recognized as one of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch. (PRWeb August 21, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12106280.htm […]
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  • Business Financial Services Announces $125 Million Credit Line Extension
    CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- via PRWEB - Business Financial Services, Inc. (BFS), a leading specialty finance company, announced a $125 million credit line with Wells Fargo Capital Finance, a part of Wells Fargo ... […]
  • Small Business Community Consultants, Inc. Succeeds in Helping Marketing Maven Receive 8(a) Government Certification
    Los Angeles-based Small Business Certification Expert Aides Bicoastal Integrated Marketing Agency In Attaining Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Certification (PRWeb August 25, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12088119.htm […]
  • Florida MEP Survey of Manufacturers Identifies Primary Obstacles to Doing Business with the Government
    Florida MEP (FLMEP) offers live webinar to help manufacturers do business with the government, “Winning Government Contracts” on September 4, 2014 at 3pm. (PRWeb August 25, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12114274.htm […]
  • SBA ombudsman listens to businesses
    FLoT, a small business in Salida, believes flying drones commercially should be allowed. Now, commercial flight of drones is allowed only if flown for a government. Further, FLoT believes, the federal government should apply different rules to flights of 747 airliners and flights of drones. For example, one of the rules requires all aircraft to… Continue Rea […]
  • Small Business Contracts Flow to Mega Corporations
    Behemoth corporations like Apple, Bank of America and General Electric are scooping up federal contracts that are intended for small businesses, an advocacy group maintains.   The American Small Business League reviewed procurement data for 2013 and found that only 16 of 100 companies receiving the highest valued contracts were actually small firms, Governme […]
  • Chattanooga area business calendar
    • Government contracting workshops Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, 100 Cherokee Blvd. […]
  • Government Agencies Fail to Hire Women-Owned Businesses, Again
    The Small Business Administration announced its annual tally of federal contracting results on Friday, and the results were familiar: The government failed, yet again, to meet its target for awarding 5 percent of contracts to women-owned small businesses. […]
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  • BNY Mellon signs trade processing partnership with Helaba (Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen) & the G25 German Sparkassen
    LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has signed a trade processing partnership with Helaba (Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen) and the G25, a group which represents the 25 largest Sparkassen in Germany. Helping Helaba and the Sparkassen attract new trade flows to Germany, BNY Mellon wil […]
  • Opportunity in our own backyard
    The subject of internal trade has been a prominent one recently in large part as our government has recently launched the “One Canada, one national economy” initiative to together identify and choose strategies that can increase internal trade. […]
  • Global Leaders to Focus on Boosting SME Competitiveness at the World Export Development Forum
    GENEVA and KIGALI, Rwanda, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rwanda's capital, Kigali, will take centre-stage of the trade and development world on 15-17 September as global thinkers, business leaders and practitioners arrive for the 14th World Export Development Forum (WEDF). This is the first time that the International Trade Centre (ITC), which celebra […]
  • Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce September 2014 Events
    KC Small Business Networking; CE Marking Workshop; KC Chamber’s Business Class Series; Manufacturing+ Symposium; Member Orientation; Member Orientation […]
  • Trade with Europe easier than trade within Canada
    TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - With Canada recently opening up international markets with historic trade agreements, it is time to drop trade barriers between our own provinces. As Canada's premiers come together in Charlottetown this week, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is urging them to use international agreements like the Can […]
  • Is this the next Bundy Rum?
    Homegrown booze brands are a rarity, but this business could be a portent of things to come in the craft spirit trade. […]
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    Business Expo & Awards Luncheon The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for businesses to exhibit at its 2014 Business Expo & Awards Luncheon on Oct. 9, at the Savannah Civic Center. […]