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Female Angel Investors on the Rise

There’s a problem in the business world that few know about. Not enough startup funding is reaching female entrepreneurs which is why a new program has begun with the mission of creating more female angel investors.

What You Need to Know About Retirement Programs for Your Corporation

A variety of basic retirement plans are available to corporations. These plans create tax advantages as well as attract and reward valuable employees. A corporation receives a tax deduction for contributions to employee retirement accounts.

Learning about ARC Program Loans

Businesses all over the world have faced headwinds due to the global economic slowdown and none have been hit harder than small businesses. Fortunately, the United States Small Business Administration has a program which provides short term funding for those who have felt the effects of the sluggish economy.

New business incubator set to help nurture education startups

A teacher at the University of Pennsylvania is working to create a wide-reaching business incubation program to “create an ecosystem for education,” which would encourage entrepreneurs to create a corporation focused on improving education, the Associated Press reports.

Microfinancing coming from nontraditional sources

A microfinancing loan can be a big help to an entrepreneur looking to create a corporation. But the sources of those small business loans are becoming more varied as the nation’s economic recovery continues.

Indiana program looks to encourage small business formation

Officials say a new program launched by the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce will help entrepreneurs and small business owners get the advice and tools they need to start companies, the Journal and Courier reports.

More banks rejoining SBA lending program

As the economy begins to pick up, more banks are once again using the U.S. Small Business Administration to help give loans to small business owners looking to create a corporation.

SBA’s 504 loan rate drops again

The interest rate on loans made through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 504 loan program have now reached their lowest point of the year, which should spur business formation and expansion.

Verizon creates entrepreneurship grants for domestic violence survivors

Verizon has launched a new entrepreneurship grant program in partnership with the State of New York designed to help domestic violence survivors successfully develop small businesses.

Small business lending bill may benefit prospective business owners

The Small Business Administration reports that small businesses are predicted to lead economic recovery as SMBs have created 64 percent of net new jobs in the past 15 years. Now, the administration is making an effort to spur business formation – and job generation – with an appeal to increase credit for small businesses.