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Pittsburgh-area music venues, theaters hamstrung by issues with Small Business Administration website - TribLIVE

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Pittsburgh-area music venues, theaters hamstrung by issues with Small Business Administration website - TribLIVE Pittsburgh-area music venues, theaters hamstrung by issues with Small Business Administration website - TribLIVE ADA asks Small Business Administration for additional assistance - American Dental Association Small Business Administration: Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program—Revisions to Loan Amount Calculation and Eligibility - Government Accountability Office Pittsburgh-area music venues, theaters hamstrung by issues with Small Business Administration website - TribLIVE Posted: 18 Apr 2021 05:01 AM PDT Local music venues are facing another shutdown. The Small Business Association website where venues are supposed to be able to submit an application for money is not working. The glitch is holding up federal relief money for venues and causing frustration. The Save Our Stag

A 6-Pack of Tips for Women Entrepreneurs Starting a Business - Entrepreneur

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A 6-Pack of Tips for Women Entrepreneurs Starting a Business - Entrepreneur A 6-Pack of Tips for Women Entrepreneurs Starting a Business - Entrepreneur Posted: 09 Apr 2021 12:00 AM PDT April 9, 2021 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I grew up in a big Southern family with three brothers and two sisters and was never taught that I would be treated any less than a boy. My mother was the only woman to graduate from her law school class, and that was in the '50s! My aunts were all Steel Magnolias. I never considered being female as a roadblock to starting a business , or an impediment to success. Yes, as my business grew there were times that I felt intimidated or shy at the all-male negotiation table. There can be a lot of posturing in those situations. But that fear is in your head, and you realize it's something you have to work through. The road to success is just conquering those small fea

A Question Of Balance—Why A U.K. Angel Syndicate Is Focused On Female Founders - Forbes

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A Question Of Balance—Why A U.K. Angel Syndicate Is Focused On Female Founders - Forbes A Question Of Balance—Why A U.K. Angel Syndicate Is Focused On Female Founders - Forbes Simple act of kindness turns into Wonderful Wednesdays - SCNow Inside the case of a Florida tax collector that ensnared US Rep. Matt Gaetz - Baltimore Sun A Question Of Balance—Why A U.K. Angel Syndicate Is Focused On Female Founders - Forbes Posted: 12 Apr 2021 02:29 AM PDT Sarah Turner, CEO and co-founder of Angel Academe John Annett "I was the only woman in the room," says Sarah Turner. "It was a very boisterous, alpha-male environment."  As co-founder and CEO of  Angel Academe , Turner is an advocate for angel syndicates, not least because they provide a means to invest in young companies without necessarily requiring individuals to commit eye-wateringly large amounts of capital. Her own experience suggests, however, th

The Small Business Administration Begins Accepting Applications For The The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program - CelebrityAccess ENCORE

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The Small Business Administration Begins Accepting Applications For The The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program - CelebrityAccess ENCORE The Small Business Administration Begins Accepting Applications For The The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program - CelebrityAccess ENCORE Posted: 08 Apr 2021 01:34 PM PDT (CelebrityAccess) — The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program, which will distribute more than $16 billion in targeted economic relief to companies affected by the industrywide shutdown imposed by the pandemic has officially begun accepting applications. The program, established through the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act and amended by the American Rescue Plan Act includes is open to a variety of entertainment facing businesses, including venues operators, promoters, theatrical producers, talent reps, performing arts organizations, cinemas, museums, zoos and aquarium operators.

How to fund your business as a Black entrepreneur - Mashable

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How to fund your business as a Black entrepreneur - Mashable How to fund your business as a Black entrepreneur - Mashable Posted: 14 Mar 2021 12:00 AM PST In 2019, entrepreneur Renee King was at a conference for Black entrepreneurs when she heard something that took her aback: "If you can't raise a friends and family round, what does that say about you?"  An angel investor (someone who invests their own money into a new company ) directed this remark at King and about 100 other Black women entrepreneurs. The investor was also a Black woman.  For King, this comment ignores the unique hurdles Black business owners might face. While a friends and family round is one of the most common ways to raise money for a startup , it's not always the most feasible option for Black founders, she explains. She points to the fact that the typical Black family has $2,000 or less in liquid savings , while the typical white family has more t