Linda McMahon applauding as Connecticut voted for Trump at the Republican National Convention. Technology (SBIR/STTR) administers the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Through these two competitive programs, the SBA ensures that the nation’s small, high-tech, innovative businesses are a significant part of the federal government’s research and development efforts.
Congressional interest in the Microloan program has increased in recent years, primarily because microloans are viewed as a means to assist very small businesses, especially women- and minority-owned startups, to get loans that enable them to create jobs.
SBA financing through the years has played an integral role in assisting an array of entrepreneurial enterprises; from corner stores to family-owned restaurants to strip malls and well beyond, the Small Business Administration and its affiliates have managed to keep the pulse of the American dream beating strong.
The Agency is a leading participant …