Tag Archives: PPP

SBA Chief Isabel Guzman on Critical Need to Provide Federal Relief to Small Businesses

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Isabel Guzman, administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA), told The 19th in an interview published Thursday that providing immediate federal relief to small companies is “really critical” as these businesses deal with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Guzman highlighted the need to link small businesses to the federal marketplace.

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SBA, DoT Release PPP Loan Data; Steven Mnuchin, Jovita Carranza Quoted

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury (DoT), has released detailed loan-level data in regards to the loans made under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the administration reported on Monday. This disclosure covers each of the 4.9 million PPP loans that have been made.

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SBA Launches PPP Tool to Connect Borrowers with Lenders; Jovita Carranza Quoted

Jovita Carranza

Jovita Carranza, Small Business Administration (SBA) administrator, has launched an online tool for small businesses and nonprofits to be matched with Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs), Certified Development Companies (CDCs), Farm Credit System lenders, Microlenders and traditional smaller asset size lenders in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), SBA announced on Monday.  

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SBA Awards Consult DSA $5.5M Contract to Report Emergency Effects of COVID-19

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded a $5.5 million contract to Consult DSA, a woman-owned small business based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, to implement improvements amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency reported on Friday. The contract is set to run for a base of 12 months, with four one-year add-on options.

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Maria Roat: SBA Addresses Cyber Threats Amid Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

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Maria Roat, chief information officer at the Small Business Administration (SBA) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said SBA’s security operations team is implementing SBA Connect authentication for new capabilities and performing penetration testing to address data security issues during the coronavirus pandemic, FedScoop reported Thursday.

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SBA Releases Statement Regarding PPP Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic; Jovita Carranza, Steven Mnuchin Quoted

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) administrator Jovita Carranza and U.S. Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin issued a statement on Friday regarding the success of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Veritone Receives $6.5M of Loans Under PPP for COVID-19 Relief; Chad Steelberg, Ryan Steelberg Quoted

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Veritone and its subsidiary, Veritone One announced that the companies have received a total of $6.5 million of loans from Sunwest Bank under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) contained within the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the company announced on Friday.

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