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Linda McMahon resigns as SBA administrator to work on Trump re-election

“I wish to thank the president and I will continue to be a strong advocate for him and his policies,” the Greenwich resident said.

Patriot Bank expanding small-business lending

The Stamford bank recently added Brent Ciurlino, a former top SBA official, to its board of directors.

After run of acquisitions, People’s United focuses on organic growth, tech

Change is the byword at People’s United Bank. With the dust still settling on its $544 million acquisition of Farmington Bank, People’s is still wrestling with the technological and cybersecurity issues facing most industries today — particularly in the financial services sector.

Small Business Administration’s New York office tops $1 billion in guaranteed...

SBA-guaranteed loans in Westchester County were up 20 percent in number from 2016 and totaled nearly $75 million.

SBA lending up in Connecticut

Among the top SBA lenders in Connecticut this year were TD Bank, Webster Bank, Berkshire Bank, Farmington Bank and Liberty Bank.

SBA chief Linda McMahon praises small businesses’ good work

“I’m absolutely, thoroughly enjoying what I’m doing, and I hope I’m making a difference," McMahon told the crowd at the Country Club of Darien.

Rockland County contractor indicted on charges of falsifying Hurricane Sandy loan...

LLF Construction was struggling financially before Hurricane Sandy struck, the criminal complaint states, and Leonardo Fabio applied the loan to other debts.

Climate change and Triple H addressed at McMahon’s upbeat SBA confirmation...

U.S. Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy introduced their former political rival for consideration.

Victoria and Peter Newman named 2016 Connecticut Small Business People of...

Victoria and Peter Newman were recognized for their work leading the Greenwich Education Group, which provides an array of academic services including tutoring and test prep and runs four Stamford schools.

Sign of a healing economy? Small business lending up

Lending through the federal Small Business Administration this past fiscal year was up — way up, according to data from the SBA.

Column: Get small-business help to start the new year fresh

Small Business Administration resource partners provide one-on-one counseling, training and mentorship.

The Refinery accelerator gets $50K for mentorship program

The Westport-based accelerator for women-led startups will provide mentors, educational seminars and a chance to pitch business models to investors.

Column: 50 is the magic number for small business

Fifty is the magic number to keep in mind – 50 for the consecutive years of celebrating National Small Business Week and 50+ for the age group representing the hottest wave of new small business owners.

Game shop owner named small business person of the year

Buck Harris said nominating Chris Runyan for the Connecticut SBA’s small business owner of the year award was an easy choice

SBA: As state’s workforce contracted, small businesses hired

Connecticut lost 20,433 jobs in 2010, according to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) report. But among firms with fewer than five employees, 6,770 new positions were added.