Maria Contreras-Sweet, the administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, addresses the crowd at the eMerge Americas in Miami, Fla., on Monday.» Read More
More finance options and an improving economy have helped women biz owners raise bank loans. Approval rates are up as credit scores improve.
A new Deloitte report states that the top 1000 medium-sized business contribute more than 9 percent to U.K.'s economy. Chris Gentle, head of Insight at Deloitte UK discusses the report, saying two thirds of these companies are outside of London and the South East.
Maria Contreras-Sweet of the U.S. Small Business Administration has been nominated to the CNBC Next List.
Find out how these 6 entrepreneurs procured large federal contracts—and grew their businesses beyond the million-dollar annual sales mark.
The business of federal contracting can be extremely lucrative, even during recent years, when budgets were squeezed.
Oscar, an insurance start-up that is using technology and data to create a more consumer-oriented health care company, is gaining ground under Obamacare.
There's a slice of private equity that isn't too concerned about valuations: Middle market firms that focus on small and mid-sized companies.
Meet the small-business owner from Prescott, Arizona who helps veterans transition to civilian life as professional helicopter pilots.
Kendra Scott, a panelist on CNBC Prime’s "Crowd Rules," shares how she turned $500 into a multimillion-dollar jewelry empire that spans the globe.
In a matter of moments, the Boston Marathon bombings inflicted as much as $333 million in damage to the local economy. Here's a breakdown.
President Obama's budget plan includes a proposed tax credit if you've hired or given a raise to workers. What small businesses would pocket from the president's proposal.
Gahhhhhh! Aren't there some tasks you just hate? Here's an office experiment: The "guilt hour." It's a way to knock off those unwanted tasks and shed the guilt.
Businesses far too often fail to take basic steps to protect their digital infrastructure, or realize the biggest threat may be inside their own company.
Here are four mistakes your business clients should avoid in managing business credit.
Being in the Billion-Dollar Club limits how, and if, a start-up can get out. For one thing, when you’re the most expensive product on the shelf, very few companies can afford to buy you.
A new report by the conservative American Enterprise Institute says President Obama's tax proposals would hurt small business, with Alex Brill, AEI Research, and Richard Brodsky, Demos.
Madelyn Alfano, Maria's Italian Kitchen president & owner, offers insight on how the gas spike in California is affecting small business.
As a professional football team owner, Bob McNair knows all about competing on an even playing field and the lack of one is part of his problem with the current business environment
From negative thinking to burnout, entrepreneurs can take cues from Olympic athletes. What leadership skills can you learn from professional athletes?
With the cost of doing business rising, it's a critical moment for U.S. small businesses. A new lobbying group—Small Business Majority—hopes to make an impact. What's most pressing for entrepreneurs?