Before you sign on the dotted line for that franchise you’ve been investigating, it’s important to make sure you have asked existing franchisees some key questions.
Most of the people I…read more
Note: This blog is co-authored by Javier Saade, Associate Administrator for Investment and Innovation, and G. Nagesh Rao, Chief Technologist & Entrepreneur in Residence
“We are…read more
Your business may not be small just because you think it is. The government actually has a say in it.
Small business size standards, established by the SBA, define the maximum size that a…
Note: This blog is co-authored by Jerome Nash, Information Technology Specialist at SBA
“Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility”
With the rapid and amazing development of…read more
From time to time, an employee going through a rough financial patch may turn to an employer for help. As member of your small business family—which is how many owners view their staff—you want to…read more
As we close out another successful Hispanic Heritage Month, the SBA would like to congratulate the more than 3.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses and entrepreneurs who work tirelessly to ensure…read more
Internships represent a burgeoning market. …read more
Small business owners, on average, spend 33 hours seeking credit. Why so long? That’s valuable time during the startup phase! When it comes to choosing the right way to fund a particular…read more
If you are the owner of a firm trying to determine if your business or an affiliate is a “small” business to participate in one or more of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)’s programs,…read more
Note: This blog is co-authored by Javier Saade, Ed Metz, Betty Royster, and Lindsay D’Ambrosioread more