Industry News - January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019
Peer-to-peer lending offers several potential benefits to entrepreneurs. However, a few similar concepts like crowdfunding and online lending are also becoming more prevalent. Here’s what you need to know.
Source: Small Business Trends
The fears of a slowing economy that sent stocks falling the past few months may be spreading to small business owners who have been quite optimistic in recent years.
Source: Fox Business
SBA loans are at a grinding halt, and it's delaying small businesses from opening or existing ones from growing. As job creation slows, local economies are bracing for lingering effects.
Federal contractors aren’t getting orders and aren’t being paid. Companies that need help from the SBA can’t get it. Businesses located near federal offices aren’t getting sales from government workers. Nobody is exempt.
Source: The Columbian
February 12, 2019
With the Shutdown Looming Again, Lawmakers Should Remember Microbusinesses are Resilient, not Unbreakable
A recent CNBC article detailed how many small businesses that were adversely affected by the shutdown are struggling to move on.