Archive for the ‘Recent News’ Category

 

Small Businesses Encouraged to Comment on SBA Regulations

SBA Administrator Addresses Federal Regulatory Reform WASHINGTON, D.C. – Administrator Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, today encouraged small businesses to comment on the Federal Register notice posted earlier this month. The notice is in response to President Trump’s Executive Order 13777 which aims to ease the burdens placed on America’s small […]

 

 

State Trade Expansion Program (STEP)

The State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) is a financial assistance program for aspiring and current Colorado exporters entering into a new global market.
Funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), STEP provides grant awards to small and medium-sized businesses to offset global business and export development activities

 

 

National Small Business Week April 30 – May 5

  National Small Business Week cosponsors hosting training webinars/webcast May 2-4 As part of National Small Business Week, April 30 – May 6, the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE and cosponsors from Visa, YP, Google, Salesforce, Constant Contact and Chase will be hosting numerous training webinars/webcast. The webinars/webcast are free of charge, but registration space […]

 

 

Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce

“Minding Your Business”
Wednesday, April 12, 9:00 – 11:00

 

 

Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center

Develop your ideas. Write your plan. Estimate your numbers. Present your company to the world.

 

 

Website launched in honor of Colorado Small Business Week

Every year since 1963, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from across the nation through National Small Business Week.

 

 

Free Small Business Certification Workshop

The SBA – Colorado District Office will be hosting a FREE workshop on how to apply for certifications needed to conduct business with the federal government. The next scheduled training class will be on February 9, 2016 Federal Certifications include Woman-Owned Small Business Small Disadvantaged Business Veteran & Service Disabled Veteran Program 8(a) Business Development […]

 

 

SBA 504 Debt Refinance Update!

Congress has released the text of the omnibus bill which will fund the government for the remainder of FY16. It contains a provision which will permanently reinstitute the debt refinancing program. SBA 504 Debt Refinance Update 12 16 2015    

 

 

CREED Act Update

Senator Shaheen Stands Up for Small Business, Brings CREED Act to the Senate Floor

 

 

SBA Guaranty Fee Waived for FY 16!

For 504 loans approved during FY16: The one-time guaranty fee that SBA is authorized to charge 504 borrowers will be reduced to zero in FY16. The annual fee is reduced to 0.914 percent (91.4 basis points) of the outstanding balance of the loan.