All posts tagged "SBA"
GAO: Puerto Rico businesses benefit more from SBA than those stateside
Finds they lack knowledge about federal contracting, and face difficulty meeting requirements and accessing bonding, financing and capital
- Posted July 14, 2017
Project to Improve Lives of Domestic Violence Survivors Wins InnovateHer Contest
Prof. Zayira Jordán's GuardDV improves upon electronic surveillance systems to guard off aggressors
- Posted July 10, 2017
SBA Announces 20 Companies Selected for Emerging Leaders Class
SAN JUAN – The U.S. Small Business Administration Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands district office has launched its third Emerging Leaders training series in Puerto Rico, announcing the companies selected to participate in the Class of 2017....
- Posted March 30, 2017
FirstBank grants first SBA CAPLine
SAN JUAN – FirstBank has granted military manufacturer Pentaq Manufacturing Corp. its first working capital line of credit of $4.5 million under the CAPLine program of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), which will allow the company...
- Posted February 1, 2017
Trump chooses former WWE exec McMahon for small business
WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump is adding former wrestling executive Linda McMahon to his Cabinet as leader of the Small Business Administration. McMahon and her husband, Vince, founded and built World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., now a publicly...
- Posted December 7, 2016
SBA Announces Funding for Women Veteran Entrepreneurship Training
SAN JUAN – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD) has announced a $300,000 funding opportunity for women and veteran-owned businesses through its Women Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program. The SBA expects to...
- Posted November 10, 2016
SBA Accepting 2017 National Small Business Week Awards Nominations
SAN JUAN – The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2017 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized...
- Posted September 19, 2016
SBA Launches New Website
SAN JUAN – SBA has launched certify.sba.gov, a new website intended to streamline and improve the application processes for small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking to do business with the federal government. With this website, SBA’s contracting application...
- Posted August 9, 2016
SBA and AARP Renew ‘Summer of Encore Mentoring’ for Older Entrepreneurs
Puerto Rico Event to be Held Aug. 17
- Posted August 9, 2016
SBA Announces 11 New Members of Small Business Tech Coalition
Bench, Canvas, Dash Data, Google, Gusto, Intuit, LinkedIn, Paychex, Square, Thumbtack and Yelp join SBA public-private partnership supporting digital training resources
- Posted August 2, 2016