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  • Over the past year, the U.S. Small Business Administration has helped thousands of residents and entrepreneurs in Texas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico rebuild their homes and businesses damaged by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Many are still...
  • If you’re shopping at a farmers’ market this summer, you’re likely enjoying fresh fruits and vegetables that are the end results of a season of hard work. You may also be supporting a business that’s just getting started.Entrepreneurs often use their local farm stand as...
  • Melissa Wegman’s family has owned a small business in Ohio for 51 years, but she’s worried about finding the skilled workers she needs to ensure the modular furniture systems company continues to grow.“With the economy as strong as it is, we are looking feverishly for people who...
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration is celebrating its 65th year as the key resource for America’s entrepreneurs as they start and grow their small businesses. As Administrator of the SBA, I’m honored to serve as head coach of a team of all-stars. So it’s fitting the SBA is...
  • For this blog about Hurricane Season preparedness, we thought it would make sense to get some business continuity tips from a real expert—a business owner who survived multiple disasters. Three Brothers Bakery, a 69-year-old business owned by Janice and Robert Jucker, suffered losses of...
  • National Small Business Week shines a spotlight on our nation’s 30 million small businesses. Through awards ceremonies, media interviews and community events, we honor entrepreneurs whose achievements stand out. As an entrepreneur myself, I know the hard work that goes in to starting and...
  • (AP Photo)Robert Jucker begins post-hurricane cleanup behind the bakery.Janice Jucker and her husband Robert were preparing to fill bakery orders for their Houston-area client’s Rosh Hashanah celebrations last August 25 when Hurricane Harvey hit.  Four days and more than 30 inches of...
  • SBA salutes women entrepreneurs on International Women’s Day and announces expansion of Women’s Business CentersLast summer I met an entrepreneur who told me her business simply would not exist without the loan she got through the SBA.Her name is Dianne, and she never thought she’...
  • February 14 celebrates a day of love and commitment. It’s not only Valentine’s Day – it marks the beginning of my second year leading the SBA. And I feel more committed than ever to doing what I love – helping America’s 30 million small businesses succeed.Small...
  • Entrepreneurship is part of African Americans’ history… and future   Damon Hopson wasn’t sure his professional cleaning company, Consultant Services, Inc., could remain in business when his clients were past due on invoices, but an SBA-guaranteed loan in 2007 helped him...

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