U.S. Small Business Administration Archives

Report: Women-owned businesses earn less annual revenue

Is it a dilemma or a challenge? More women are starting and succeeding as U.S. small-business owners and entrepreneurs – many in industries once considered unthinkable for them – than men, yet average annual revenues of women-owned businesses are lower than those of their male counterparts. The 2015 State of Women-Owned Business Report (AMEX Open,… Read More →

Wells Fargo No. 1 SBA lender for small businesses

Wells Fargo & Company, America’s No. 1 small business lender, has announced it is the No. 1 Small Business Administration (SBA) 7 (a) lender in Arizona in dollars and number of loans  approved for fiscal year 2015.  Wells Fargo approved 281 loans totaling $92,778,700 to Arizona businesses from Oct. 1, 2014 and Sept. 30, 2015.… Read More →

3 Phoenix-area companies offered access to growth capital

by in Business News | Finance | Small Biz

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), Bank of America, FORTUNE and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are proud to announce that they have selected three Phoenix-area companies for their annual Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) program. This year the program received a record-setting 5,200 company nominations from across the country and selected… Read More →