Small Business Administration

Small Business Administration Brings Federal Agencies to Local Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Innovation Research tour goes across the country

FARGO, N.D. — Small businesses may have a hard time getting funding for projects. The Small Business Administration brought resources to about 75 entrepreneurs in Fargo. The Small Business Innovation Research tour brings representatives from over a dozen federal agencies like the Department of Energy and National Science Foundation to cities across the country. Each agency has grant money set aside…

Small Businesses in the Spotlight for Small Business Week

The SBA says it's a great time to start a business

FARGO, N.D. — Small businesses are the backbone of the economy, and National Small Business Week highlights their impact. Amber Sander opened the Fargo location of Boots and Heels a year ago, after starting the original  location in Devils Lake in 2011. She says the process is far from smooth. “Today we didn’t have power for a while. The great thing about…

Head of Small Business Administration Visits Small Businesses in Fargo

Linda McMahon talked about intellectual property, technology to assist in innovation

FARGO, N.D. — With visits to 49 states under her belt, Linda McMahon says getting to meet more than 8,000 small business owners is the best part of her job. “I’ve toured many small businesses, and I want to hear what’s working for them, what’s not working for them, and how can we help them be more effective and efficient, how…