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Small businesses are getting a break on credit card fees starting next year – National

Many Canadian small businesses could soon save hundreds of dollars a year on costly credit card fees, thanks to a deal reached between Ottawa, Visa and Mastercard. The deal will see qualifying small businesses pay less on credit card transactions by lowering interchange fees paid to banks. Ottawa expects 90 per cent of Canadian small […]

5 Businesses To Start In An Economic Downturn

Starting a business is a nerve-wracking and daunting venture at the best of times, but especially during an economic downturn. If you’re interested in starting a business as the UK faces economic decline and the cost of living rises, it’s hard to imagine a business growing let alone being founded during this period. However, every […]

Hamilton County launches Small Business Office with networking, education events

SHARONVILLE, Ohio — Hamilton County leaders are hoping to give small business owners a boost with the new Office of Small Business and Monday’s Small Business Day event. Rather than small businesses setting up booths at the event, the tables were full of resources such as grant applications and business plan development. “Some people are […]

What I learned co-founding venture-backed handy.com

I am one of the co-founders of handy.com, an “Uber” for cleaning company that went on to raise over 100 million dollars from renowned investors such as Highland Capital Partners and General Catalyst and got acquired by Angie’s List in 2018. Here’s what I learned from co-founding handy.com. Choose your partners wisely. My business partners […]

US Small Business Administration Announces 2023 National

Washington DC, April 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, the US Small Business Administration announced the 2023 National Small Business Week (NSBW) co-sponsors and the schedule for the Virtual Summit, taking place May 2-3, 2023. This year’s NSBW Virtual Summit will feature educational workshops presented by our co-sponsors, provide access to federal resources and offer […]

Expo Latino to celebrate small business | News

WALLA WALLA, Wash.- Expo Latino will welcome the community and Latino-owned small businesses to enjoy a day of fun and showcases from the businesses. A DJ and the Ballet Folklorico Estrellas de Mexico will entertain the expo as almost 40 local small businesses will display their work. Food will be available from Taqueria Mi Pueblito. […]

How Your Small Business Can Support Your Community’s Well-Being

Small businesses also generate tax revenue for local governments. This funds public services, as well as infrastructure improvements. Keep in mind that taxes paid by small businesses account for a significant portion of the federal government’s overall budget. Without these, there could be major budget deficits or cuts to essential government services such as healthcare […]

4 Roles Your Website Can Perform In Your Small Business

Most small businesses treat their website as an afterthought, something to be designed and launched once the rest of their business is up and running. But what if your website could be your most valuable asset, and could help you run your business? An optimized website can do everything from driving leads to sales, from […]

Readout of Roundtable on Capital Access for Small Businesses

Yesterday, the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) Isabel Guzmán, the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo, American Rescue Plan Coordinator Gene Sperling, and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council Bharat Ramamurti were joined by US Senator John Hickenlooper (D -CO) and small business leaders, advocates, and mission lenders with particular expertise […]

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