Small business

Small businesses say inflation is cutting into profits: New survey

If you’re a small business owner, you’ve probably had a tumultuous past few years. For businesses that experienced the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic shutdown and supply chain issues, the economic recovery has brought back customers willing to spend. But recently, business owners have had to contend with record inflation, which is driving up the …

Small businesses say inflation is cutting into profits: New survey Read More »

UPDATED: More than 50 businesses are participating in the second annual Small Business Festival | Mid-Missouri News

COLUMBIA – The Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosted its second annual Small Business Festival on Thursday. Several hundred people attended the event, which featured food, live music and other family-friendly activities. “Small business is truly the soul of Columbia,” said Heather Hargrove, business development manager for Liberty Family Medicine. “We’re very fortunate to have a …

UPDATED: More than 50 businesses are participating in the second annual Small Business Festival | Mid-Missouri News Read More »

Virginia is moving to regulate an expensive small business financing option

The coldest weather since last May moves into Thursday night. Tonight at 21:03 the astronomical autumn begins. A complicated and often expensive financing option for small businesses will become easier to follow with an order from the State Corporation Commission dictating what providers must tell consumers. An option called sales-based financing is a small business …

Virginia is moving to regulate an expensive small business financing option Read More »

New funds supplement MD’s small business assistance programs

Earlier this year, Governor Larry Hogan announced that Maryland is providing up to $198 million in small business aid funded by the federal state’s Small Business Lending Initiative, further reaffirming that Maryland remains “open for business” as part of its economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Created by Congress in 2010 to provide loans and …

New funds supplement MD’s small business assistance programs Read More »

Cities should not trade existing businesses for potential development

Jeremy Sark and Marie Doherty are fighting for their South Carolina town for the right to continue … [+] rental of moving trucks. Institute of Justice You’ve probably seen ads on the Internet touting “a weird trick” to lose weight, clear skin, or solve another health problem. Clickbait is an empty promise because the product …

Cities should not trade existing businesses for potential development Read More »

Thursday afternoon update – trending in Florida

Tight races across the country seek out elusive voters With the general election two months away, post-primary polls show the Florida governor’s and U.S. Senate races are close as battles to remain “convincing voters” loom. A poll commissioned by the executive advocacy group AARP said Gov. Ron DeSantis leads Democratic challenger Charlie Crist by a …

Thursday afternoon update – trending in Florida Read More »

Impact’s investment leader, Laura Simao, will lead New

NEW YORK, Sept. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lendistry, a minority-led innovator in small business financing, today announced that Laura Simao, a leader in impact investing and asset management, will lead its efforts to increase access to equity and debt capital for undercapitalized entrepreneurs such as small business futures investment companies (SBICs). Based in New …

Impact’s investment leader, Laura Simao, will lead New Read More »

Education takes center stage in Florida governor’s race | Florida Trend Education – Florida Trend

Education is taking center stage in Florida’s gubernatorial race Florida’s two major party gubernatorial candidates have left no doubt that education looms large over this year’s election politics with their latest moves. Incumbent Gov. Ron DeSantis has education-themed ads going viral. U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, the Democratic challenger, addressed the issue by naming United Teachers …

Education takes center stage in Florida governor’s race | Florida Trend Education – Florida Trend Read More »