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Small businesses (finally) seeing sunny skies ahead

“We started about a year and a half ago,” Demetrius Glover, owner of wellness and community-building event company SolHaus in Stamford, said, “so with Covid, doing meditation and live entertainment at company events became difficult.”

Pols take victory lap for pro-small business efforts at Newtown...

DECD Commissioner David Lehman told the Business Journal that he expected to announce “a couple of big companies” relocating to Fairfield County from Westchester and New York City in the coming few weeks.

PPP loan process smoother this time; 3rd round may not be...

As of Jan. 24, the SBA reports approving 4,787 loans for nearly $479.2 million in Connecticut during the new round.

CT Small Business Development Center adapts new approach to assistance

“Business owners are very resourceful – and so are we," says CTSBDC State Director Joe Ercolano.

Linda McMahon reportedly touted as next Commerce Secretary

A potential shake-up at the top of the Commerce Department would be a surprise, as President Trump has not publicly called Wilbur Ross’ performance into question.

Patriot Bank receives fed blessing to streamline small-business loan process

“As a Preferred Lender, we will continue to provide support for many more small businesses that want to build themselves and contribute mightily to our economy," said Patriot President Richard Muskus Jr.

Gov. Malloy seeks federal aid for May 15 tornado damage

The governor’s request includes FEMA public assistance that would provide affected towns and state agencies federal reimbursement of 75 percent for eligible municipal and state costs.

Small Business Adminstration names N.Y., N.J. regional director

Steve Bulger will oversee SBA activity in the region, which includes New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

State receives $754,700 SBA grant to help small businesses boost exports

Global NY will combine the federal grant with state dollars to invest more than $1.16 million in small businesses statewide through September 2018.

Trump taps Linda McMahon to run U.S. Small Business Administration

Former WWE CEO breaks the news via Twitter.

Danbury business owner lauded by U.S. Small Business Administration

Dawn Reshen-Doty, president of Danbury-based Benay Enterprises, is the group's “Connecticut Minority-Owned Small Business” for 2016.

Yonkers and SBA ally to serve small businesses

The city of Yonkers is the first municipality to sign a strategic alliance memorandum with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

SBA and AARP hold event for entrepreneurs over 50

Entrepreneurship training sessions will be held Friday in Manhattan for people over 50 who are looking to expand their business or start a new one.

SBA district chief looks to smooth the road to funding

Beth Goldberg, the new director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s New York district office, has a background in economic development and social work.

SBA announces competition for business accelerators

Business accelerators, incubators and the like can apply to the U.S. Small Business Administration for $50,000 prizes.