Larry Friedman International Center for Entrepreneurship
Taco Center, 10 Abbott Park Place
This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of the various U.S. Small Business Administration programs and services that are available to prospective or current entrepreneurs who need assistance in starting or expanding their businesses.
General information will be provided on the following programs and services:
SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business
RISBDC – Rhode Island Small Business Development Center Network
CWE – Center for Women & Enterprise
SBA Guaranty Loan Programs: 7(a), Micro Loans, Patriot and SBA Express Loans, and CDC/504 Loan
Government Contracting Opportunities: 8(a) Business Development, HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones), and Women Owned Small Business
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