Policy News – January 26, 2023

A new federal exemption offers expanded options for a small business owner considering selling their company. In the recently passed $1.7 trillion spending bill enacted before the new year, new language was included creating an exemption for business brokers and...

Industry News – January 26, 2023

New York City Announces $75 Million Opportunity Fund  New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced a new $75 million loan program that will allow small business owners to apply for loans ranging from $2,000 to $250,000 with a fixed interest rate of 4%, regardless of loan...

Policy News – January 19, 2023

The Veteran Small Business Certification (VetCert) Program, funded by the Small Business Administration (SBA) is now open. Veteran-owned businesses, including VOSBs and SDVOSBs can apply for funding. SBA Administrator Isabella Guzman recently granted a one-time,...

Industry News – January 19, 2023

Consumer Economic Sentiment Continues Rising Per New Study  The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index rose to 64.6 in its preliminary January survey, up 8.2% since December. The rise is attributed to consumers feeling better about the economy due to lower...

Industry News – January 12, 2023

Venture Capital Funding Gap Still Exists for Latina Business Founders  Despite being one of the most prominent creators of new businesses each year, Latina entrepreneurs still face a significant venture capital funding gap. A lack of built-in networks to help find...