Posts Tagged ‘Small Business Administration’

SBA Announces 2015 Small Business Award Winners

SBA Announces 2015 Small Business Award Winners
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Columbus district office has announced the recipients of their 2015 Small Business Awards. Business owners in a variety of categories will be recognized at a formal awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Scheduled during National Small Business Week (May...
March 25th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

3 Central Ohio Business Owners Vying for Spot in National SBA Competition

3 Central Ohio Business Owners Vying for Spot in National SBA Competition
Five business owners, three of which are Columbus-based enterprises, will pitch to a panel of judges this evening for a chance to become a semi-finalist in the SBA’s InnovateHER business challenge. The InnovateHER program provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs to showcase products or services...
March 23rd, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

SBA Contract Provides Educational Resources for Small Business Owners

SBA Contract Provides Educational Resources for Small Business Owners
Today a group of 15 local entrepreneurs and small business owners will begin an Entrepreneur Exchange program thanks to a grant from the Small Business Administration. Columbus-based Your Management Team was one of eight organizations nationwide to receive the SBA’s Scale Up America contract that...
January 20th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

2014 Best Small Business Resource: ECDI

2014 Best Small Business Resource: ECDI
ECDI was once again voted best small business resource in 2014. It’s been a big year for the SBA-approved micro-lender. The organization celebrated two big milestones – the closing of their 1,000th loan and their 10-year anniversary. The Women’s Business Center was also awarded the 2014...
January 1st, 2015 | News | Read More

ECDI Recognizes First Graduates of Tech Savvy Program

ECDI Recognizes First Graduates of Tech Savvy Program
ECDI is using their PRIME grant from the Small Businesses Administration to fund new program Tech Savvy. The multi-tiered program awards entrepreneurs with funds for technology-related business purchases. More than just a scholarship, ECDI will put their full range of services behind the program providing...
December 9th, 2014 | Announcements, Event Reviews | Read More

Small Business Saturday – Shop Small, Dine Small

Small Business Saturday – Shop Small, Dine Small
The holiday shopping season has begun. While Black Friday used to be the main event, days like Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are targeting those after a non wait-in-line-at-4:00 a.m. shopping experience. Tomorrow marks the fourth annual Small Business Saturday. While Black Friday conjures...
November 28th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More

Creative Ideas for Marketing your Small Business this Holiday Season

Creative Ideas for Marketing your Small Business this Holiday Season
Derrick Bailey When it comes to Small Business Administration lending, Telhio Credit Union is proud to be the top credit union in the area. However, Telhio is proud to partner with the SBA in not only lending opportunities, but also in additional resources for its small business members. One such resource...
November 6th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

SCORE Providing Mentoring Resources for Entrepreneurs

SCORE Providing Mentoring Resources for Entrepreneurs
A facet of the Small Business Administration, SCORE provides support for new entrepreneurs to established businesses through their mentoring and other business development resources. SCORE’s free consultation services help businesses get started, help them grow and help them solve problems. “The...
July 18th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More