Items Tagged with 'U.S. Small Business Administration'


STEP program opens FY2020 applications

MEDC nets $900K grant from the SBA to help small businesses expand export markets.

October 25, 2019
Michigan has once again received the top award in the nation from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) for fiscal year 2020, and several dozen companies in West Michigan are expected to benefit. Read More

SBA offers advice tailored to young entrepreneurs

More young people are starting their own businesses.

September 13, 2013
In 2012, young entrepreneurs ages 20-34 comprised more than a quarter of the total new entrepreneurship activity in the United States, according to the Kauffman Foundation. Read More

Change Ups: Bank earns diversity lender award

July 19, 2013
The U.S. Small Business Administration presented The Bank of Holland with the No. 1 Michigan SBA Diversity Lender of the Year Award for demonstrating a commitment in providing guidance and capital to Michigan businesses owned by veterans, women and minorities. Read More