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View MoreAs soon as the shutdown hit in March, the Clairmonts began the process of applying for the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury and Disaster Loan program and the federal Paycheck Protection Program. “The loans were a definite game changer,” Stephen Clairmont said. “I could not have done this so quickly without the MS-SBDC’s help.”Stephen and Deshawn Clairmont, Clairmont and Co.
International Trade Corner: August 2021
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a key strategic component of the African Union’s Agenda 2063. As its formal name indicates, the new free trade area spans the entire African continent with 54 of the 55 members of the African Union and an estimated 1.3 billion people part of it. Based on the … ContinuedRead More
State Director, Sharon Nichols, Addresses the Committee on Small Business about Cybersecurity
Small businesses are highly vulnerable to cybersecurity threats as employers, suppliers, and consumers in a modern digital economy. Many cannot afford dedicated Information Technology (IT) staff to navigate and mitigate risks and are wary of investments in pricey software. Cyber Security is such an important issue for small businesses that our director Sharon Nichols was … ContinuedRead More