Finance

Disaster Preparedness, Finance

COVID relief news: More funding for small businesses available in Miami-Dade

Miami-Dade small businesses will receive more CARES Act assistance from the county. The County Commission will be allocating an additional $5 million in Covid-19 relief funds for micro-businesses in unincorporated areas of Miami-Dade County. Miami-Dade established the RISE Miami-Dade Fund,  its revolving loan program, in June with a $25 million […]

Disaster Preparedness, Economy, Education, Finance, Operations, Resources

2 new resources for acceleration and funding in the F&B industry

GrowBiz aims to keep you up to date on opportunities and resources for South Florida small businesses navigating the economic impact of COVID-19. Here are a couple for the food/beverage and hospitality industry. FREE 6-WEEK INCUBATOR OFFERS TRAINING FOR FOOD BUSINESS SUCCESS Do you operate a food-based business in South […]

Finance

5 tips for securing a small business loan

By Gerri Detweiler – Guest Contributor When it comes to small business lending, SBA loans are hot. In fact, in fiscal year 2019, the U.S. Small Business Administration guaranteed over $28 billion to entrepreneurs that otherwise would not have had access to capital to start, grow, or expand their small businesses. Business loan approval, […]

Finance, Government contracting, Marketing, Strategy

Been there, done that: Small business owners share government contracting tips

It’s true that the government is still buying but does it need what you are selling? That is one of the first questions that small business owners who are interested in government contracting should ask themselves, says Orlando Espinosa, owner of Emineo Media, who recently hosted a webinar for Florida […]