Tag - SBA

Small Business Administration Services & Programs

Join us for an overview of programs and services available to people who want to start or grow their business. Entrepreneurs will learn what services are offered by SBA and our resource partners at no cost including-- SBA loans, consulting services, federal contracting, disaster assistance, and more. Open to all...

Questions and Answers for Veteran Business Owners

SBA Veteran Business Development Officers Mike Jackson and Jonathan Bennett have served our country and now they want to help you start or grow your small business. The duo will provide an overview on SBA programs and services available for veterans and some of the most common questions we receive,...

Choosing the Best Legal Structure

You need to register your business at the federal level. The most important decision will be choosing the best legal structure. You can do this yourself! We examine the advantages and disadvantages of each legal form and how it impacts your personal liability, taxes, and costs. We’ll also walk you...

Doing Business with the U.S. Navy & Marine Corps

Small businesses across West Virginia can learn about contracting opportunities with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps during a free virtual workshop December 8 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. hosted by the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University. The event, featuring presentations by the Department of the...

Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum

“How the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Can Help Your Business Stand Out and Grow in West Virginia” will feature Kelsey Coleman, director of communications and public affairs with the Better Business Bureau serving Metro Washington, D.C., Eastern Pennsylvania, and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. She will discuss how BBB...

Using Business Loans to Your Advantage

The idea of applying for a loan can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. At the Wyoming County Economic Development Authority, we believe that loans are a fundamental part of business development. Whether you’re an established business or a startup getting ready to launch, loans can be the catapults...

Small Businesses’ Gift to You This Holiday Season . . . Come In, We’re Open!

While we’re not completely out of the woods yet from the COVID-19 health crisis, we’ve come far enough that seeing our loved ones in person this holiday season and joining in some actual (versus virtual) merriment is looking like a real possibility. However, both shoppers and businesses have new challenges...

SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Available to Help Small Businesses in the Mountain State

The U.S. Small Business Administration has stood side by side of small businesses during the COVID -19 pandemic, offering programs such as the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan, Paycheck Protection Program, Shuttered Venue Operators Grant, and Restaurant Revitalization Fund. Data from the Paycheck Protection Program, Shuttered Venue Operators Grant and Restaurant...