Legislation passed by the House and sent to President Barack Obama Monday would allow small businesses affected by Sandy to apply for new loans from the Small Business Administration, a response lawmakers say was needed after the agency moved too slowly in the wake of the superstorm that slammed the East Coast three years ago. The House passed the bill by voice...» Read More
Construction workers in Sacramento, Calif., have a new kind of boss, in a way: A drone.
The House of Representatives on Monday unanimously approved the Small Business Administration loan program in a bill the Senate had already passed. But the Senate took lightning-fast action to raise the SBA lending limit in less than a day, marking a stark contrast with Congress' protracted battle over another federal loan guarantee agency, the U.S....
WASHINGTON, July 23- The U.S. Small Business Administration said it reached the $18.75 billion cap for its main loan guarantee program on Thursday, forcing it to halt the funding of new loans with more than two months left in the fiscal year. U.S. Senate Small Business Committee Chairman David Vitter, a Republican, told SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet in a...
WASHINGTON, July 23- The U.S. Small Business Administration said it reached the $18.75 billion cap for its main loan guarantee program on Thursday, forcing it to halt the funding of new loans with more than two months to go in the current fiscal year. SBA spokesman Miguel Ayala said the capacity for fiscal 2015 was exceeded by stronger-than-anticipated demand...
Maria Contreras-Sweet, the administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, addresses the crowd at the eMerge Americas in Miami, Fla., on Monday.
Martine Rothblatt, founder, Sirius Satellite Radio; founder, chairman & CEO, United Therapeutics; & author of 'Virtually Human: The Promise -- and the Peril -- of Digital Immortality," discusses how she developed Sirius, transplanting organs, and the limitations of current thinking about gender.
Growth in crowdfunding and online lending platforms means entrepreneurs don't have to devote precious time waiting on a bank to fund them.
Post-9/11 veterans struggle as their unemployment rate stands at 6.7 percent, versus 5.5 percent for the general population.
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.