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Ask the SBA Administrator: Join the Live Google Hangout-On-Air for Business Tips

By ngoriel, SBA Official
Published: August 21, 2014 Updated: August 27, 2014

Looking for tips on how to start or grow a business? Gain insight from the expert, join SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet as she answers your questions during a live Google Hangout-On-Air on August 27. The Hangout will be hosted on the  Google Small Business Community. You can submit your questions before or during the Hangout.

Since being appointed by President Barack Obama to lead the agency that advocates and guides our nation’s entrepreneurs, Administrator Contreras-Sweet has made it a priority to meet with small business owners all over the country, to hear about their experiences, challenges, and opportunities in person and digitally. So join the Hangout and learn how SBA can help your small business start, grow and succeed straight from Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet.

Maria Contreras-Sweet, SBA Administrator
Whitney Lemon, Marketing Associate, Google

Wednesday, August 27

4:30 PM ET / 1:30 PM PT

RSVP and Submit Your Questions:

Watch the Hangout live on the Google Small Business Community or visit this blog article for a live stream of the Hangout.


About the Author:

Natale Goriel

SBA Official

Hi, my name is Natale and I'm serving as a Moderator for the SBA Community. Our goal is to continually improve this site to meet your needs, so we appreciate your feedback and participation.


I am glad to see your article. I like it so much. Great to impart knowledge to new or aspiring entrepreneur's.
Google Hangout is my favorite. google hangouts are very intresting to read.
's instructions thank you, I think the Hangout. Small businesses are essential to the future of their business.
Ms. Contreras-Sweet, Ms. Goriel, I incorporated a company at the beginning of the 2000 decade, and was able to obtain an SBA revolving line of credit through Bank of America after a year and submitting my first company's tax return. The company went out of business during our economic crisis around 2008. There was no pending debt with SBA or Bank of America. I have incorporated another company recently. Is it still possible to obtain the revolving line of credit with a U.S major bank through the SBA?
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Google Hangout is my favorite, Keep sharing Natale Goriel Thank you Greetings
Great to impart knowledge to new or aspiring entrepreneur's. As insight view of businesses through experts are truly going to bear great result.
Its a very good idea by the SBA. because small entrepreneus cal also think of a own business tips. Appreciative. Regards, News8pm
Is this a firts google hangout, or did I miss others?
I am willing to start my business as soon as I can am looking to be a local trucking company to help out the North Platte Nebraska area within 150 miles area only in the state of Nebraska


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