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SBA Administrator Talks with NSBA Delegation

Earlier this week, NSBA held its annual Small Business Washington Presentation in Washington, D.C. where members heard from SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, attended a Congressional Breakfast and much more.

SBA Administrator Outlines New Credit Scoring Model

Yesterday, SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet outlined a new credit scoring model for all SBA loans up to $350,000 with the aim of streamlining SBA loans and bringing more banks into the fold.

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NSBA Supply Chain Survey – Your Responses Needed

NSBA is urging all members to take a few moments today to complete the Small Business Supply Chain survey which will take no more than five minutes of your time.

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NSBA President Speaks to NY Fed on Small Biz Lending

Last week, NSBA President Todd McCracken served as the closing commenter for summit held by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (New York Fed)  on the state of small business lending.

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Dealing with Loan Brokers Can Be a Slippery Slope

In this expert article, NSBA partner Dealstruck offers insight into working with loan brokers and highlights some red flags small-businesses seeking capital should be aware of.

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New Study on Small Business Credit Card Protections

A recent Cardhub report on small-business credit cards shows that none of the 10 largest card issuing banks in the U.S. have “extended any significant CARD Act protections to small business card holders since last year.”

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Senate Judiciary Expected to Mark Up Patent Reform Bill

The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to mark up the Patent Transparency and Improvements Act, which includes a number of provisions of interest and concern to NSBA, including bad faith demand letters, fee shifting and heightened pleading standards.

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NSBA & Dealstruck Held Lending Teleconference

Last week, NSBA and its corporate partner Dealstruck held an informative teleconference on small-business financing, providing small firm lending how-to’s and what mistakes to avoid.

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NSBA President Attends SBA Administrator Swearing-In

Earlier this week, NSBA President Todd McCracken attended the swearing-in ceremony for Maria Contreras-Sweet as the new Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) where President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden spoke.

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NSBA Applauds Confirmation of SBA Administrator

NSBA applauds the Senate’s confirmation today of Maria Contreras-Sweet as the next Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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