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Become more appealing to lenders with business incorporation

Even with President Barack Obama’s recent allocation of $30 billion to banks that make loans to small businesses, many entrepreneurs reportedly struggle to find sufficient funds. Additionally, recent legislation proposed

New bill might create a favorable environment for forming a company

America may be on the path to national recovery, but the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the unemployment rate lingered at 9.7 percent last month. Economists look to small

Veterans required to submit further verification to qualify for business contracts

As the nation’s soldiers return from war and begin to set up shop, they will now be required to provide documentation to be awarded the contracts and funds critical to forming

Tips to acquire venture capital dollars

After a lengthy period of planning, troubleshooting and organizing, small business owners must prepare to attain venture capital investments. Though success rates vary for each case, the path is often

Small business owners see promising future

While the economy slowly recovers, a new survey has found that small business owners feel better times are on the way. In U.S. Bank’s 2010 Small Business Annual Survey, most

Employee behaviors to watch for during holiday season

The end of the year is a pivotal time for small business owners to maximize their revenue. Pressure can run high, but the minds of employees may wander. Therefore, entrepreneurs

Small business lending rises

Small business borrowing showed a 12 percent year over year increase in April, according to the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index. The index actually fell 0.6 percent compared with

Citigroup teams with nonprofits to spur small business lending

Citigroup is investing nearly $200 million in community development financial institutions – CDFIs – that make small business loans in low-income areas. The third-largest bank in the country has teamed

Productivity-based incentives can get small business moving

Entrepreneurs looking to get more out of their employee’s may want to consider productivity-based incentives, writes Ken Sweet, executive director at GPS, a management consulting firm. Economic instability has left

Central Florida remains in venture capital freeze

Businesses in the Orlando, Florida, area are still struggling to attain venture capital funding, according to the Orlando Sentinel. New data revealed that available VC funds dropped by 60 percent to $43.2 million between Q2 and Q3 2010, the paper reports.