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“Mom and Pop” organizations are the driving force of most economies and Puerto Rico is not the exception.

Loíza St. bustling with new small business activity
May 1, 2017, 3 Comments

Amid the economic gloom currently pervading Puerto Rico, one bright spot stands in firm contrast: Loíza Street.

SBA partners with Antilles on 1st surety bond co. in P.R.
April 25, 2017, 2 Comments

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Monday it has added a new surety company to its Surety Bond Guarantee ( ...

Lendreams reopens microloan program for women
April 18, 2017, No Comments

Nonprofit organization Lendreams announced Monday the reopening of its Microfinance Program, designed to encourage self- ...

González meets with SBA chief to promote development
April 6, 2017, No Comments

Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González, participated in a public hearing convened Wednesday by the Small Business Com ...

Popular opens new call for ‘StartUp Popular’ program
March 17, 2017, No Comments

Focused on continuing to support local economic development, Banco Popular announced the opening of a third call for ent ...

‘Atención Atención’ creators nab SBA top honor for P.R.
March 17, 2017, No Comments

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Thursday it has selected Víctor Miguel Rivera-Solanas and María Paula ...

37 co’s picked for Parallel18’s 3rd round of acceleration
February 2, 2017, No Comments

Parallel18, an international accelerator for high impact innovative enterprises that want to scale their businesses from ...

NY Fed study sheds light on P.R. small business traits
January 31, 2017, No Comments

A new study released Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York showed that the majority of Puerto Rico’s small bu ...

EDB OK’s $238K in loans for new P.R. businesses
January 27, 2017, No Comments

In the first three weeks of the year, the Economic Development Bank for Puerto Rico has expedited internal processes to ...

SBA launches InnovateHER, Aspire Challenge programs
January 4, 2017, No Comments

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Tuesday the launching of two programs — the 2017 InnovateHER: Innovat ...