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SBA and National Woman’s Business Council Expand Opportunities for Women

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the National Women’s Business Council have joined forces in an effort to increase the flow of capital by and into small businesses run by women.  The overriding goal is to encourage greater participation by women on the financial and investing side of high-growth entrepreneurship. “Developing...

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SBA Hits Another Lending Record in FY 2014

The U.S. Small Business Administration 7(a) Loan Program reached another lending record in FY 2014, announced today by SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet. By the end of the fiscal year (Sept. 30), SBA had approved 52,044 7(a) loans for $19.19 billion, an increase of 12 percent in number loans and 7.4...

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Business Ownership Transition Seminars

Are you prepared for the inevitable? Financial Resource Advisors will present two seminars on Business Ownership Transition in the next few weeks. October 20th 4:30-5:30pm November 5th 7:30-8:30am Both seminars will be held at the Sunnyside Country Club in Waterloo, Iowa. Business owners as well as potential stakeholders such as other business partners, spouse,...

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Resource Provider Highlight: Iowa Secretary of State

The Iowa Secretary of State is Iowa’s business portal. Since most businesses, apart from sole proprietors, must register with Secretary of State Paul Pate’s office (SOS), visits to the SOS website for organizations new to the state are ensured. However, all businesses, regardless of legal structure and organizational stage, can...

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Thank You Resource Partners

Thank you IASourceLink Resource Partners!  The Iowa small business community is like no other. A support system for entrepreneurs with ideas and dreams of all kinds. IASourceLink is proud to fuel this community. We are thankful for the dedication and hard work from all of our resource partners and Iowa entrepreneurs....

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Become a Leader in your Organization

Leadership Can Come From Anyone Forbes defines leadership as a process of social influence, which maximizes the efforts of others, towards the achievements of a goal.   But, what does this really mean and when do you or can you consider yourself a leader? Ask yourself these questions: What does leadership mean to...

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#WomenSupportingWomen

As you may have noticed, women of all backgrounds have been flooding the Instagram feed with the black and white selfie challenge accompanied by captions about “supporting women,” as well as the hashtag #WomenSupportingWomen. So, what sparked this movement? According to the New York Times, “Cristine Abram, a public relations and...

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