Items Tagged with 'SBA'


Letter: Peters’ support is appreciated

October 23, 2015
Editor: Landmark legislation to update the Women’s Business Centers program and increase business assistance to the nation’s 10 million women entrepreneurs passed the Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee Oct. 7. Read More

Would-be entrepreneurs face tough questions

But SCORE can help them prepare for SBA-backed loan applications.

September 11, 2015
It has been said about 80 percent of new business start-ups fail in the first two years. Read More

Teaching small biz owners how to get loans

The SBA is funding Getting to Yes! training at GVSU.

March 27, 2015
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Michigan District Office, in conjunction with the Michigan Small Business Development Center at Grand Valley State University, is bringing “Getting to Yes!” training to West Michigan. Read More

SBA recognizes bank for diversity lending

September 13, 2013
The U.S. Small Business Administration has honored The Bank of Holland with the agency’s Michigan SBA Diversity Lender of the Year Award. Read More

Bank of Holland named SBA Diversity Lender of the Year

August 9, 2013
The U.S. Small Business Administration has advised The Bank of Holland that it has been selected as the agency's Michigan SBA Diversity Lender of the Year. Read More

SBA offers low-interest disaster loans after Grand River flood

June 17, 2013
Property owners who suffered damages from April’s storms and subsequent flooding of the Grand River can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, starting Tuesday. Read More

Small Business Association of Michigan launches Obamacare website

April 9, 2013
The Small Business Association of Michigan launched an online tool Monday that it says will help small businesses unravel the complexities of Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act. Read More

SBA-backed loan gives Alternative Engineering room to grow

September 16, 2012

As it was for many companies that supply the auto industry, 2009 was a nightmare year for Alternative Engineering. An SBA-backed 7(a) loan helped Rob Rodriguez keep the small Grand Rapids business afloat after many manufacturing companies across America went bankrupt and most of the survivors shrank and/or severely curtailed their spending.

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