The inevitable and unavoidable result of the extraordinary measures taken to curb the tragic health effects of the coronavirus has been a strong shock to the economy. Protecting human health and wellbeing must be paramount at the moment.
NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners hoping for quick help from the government's emergency $349 billion lending program were still waiting Tuesday amid reports of computer problems at the Small Business Administration.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will seek an additional $250 billion to support a program designed to help small businesses keep workers employed through the coronavirus outbreak, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners hoping for quick loans from the government were in a holding pattern Monday — waiting on their bank to either take their application or, if it did, send them the money.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve said Monday it will support the government's $349 billion small business lending program, which had a rocky start Friday.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch a $349 billion loan program meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic, critics have growing concerns that some mom-and-pop shops might get squeezed out.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump aims to shovel $2.2 trillion into the U.S. economy over the next few weeks to try to cushion its free fall. But that means putting his fate in the hands of banks, profit-minded businesses and government bureaucrats he has frequently derided, along wit…
Moving services are designated as an essential business and TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Arlington is open and doing local and long-distance moves, the company said in a news release.
NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses seeking loans through the government's $2 trillion coronavirus relief package could receive money as soon as Friday.
Child Care Associates (CCA)was tapped to lead the county’s efforts to ensure child care for children of essential workers, as well as to support child care providers during the COVID-19 response period. Just before the emergency declaration was made by Tarrant County, CCA’s CEO Kara Waddell …
How you respond – the love, the compassion, the generosity and the care you exhibit toward your people and customers – will likely define you for the rest of your business career and frankly, given the unique platform you have, may define your whole life.
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is giving the Fort Worth Fire Department 5,000 surgical masks and calling on health organizations across the region to make similar donations to first respondents in need.
The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce welcomed Cameron Cushman, Director of Innovation Ecosystems at UNT Health Science Center and founder of Sparkyard, was featured online by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce March 24.
Despite the limitations imposed by the Coronavirus pandemic, 38 & Vine is offering a way for patrons to support and raise funds for local charities through the purchase of curbside or delivery wine.
DALLAS – auticon, a company that employs adults on the autism spectrum as technology consultants, has announced it has appointed David Aspinall as Chief Executive Officer of its United States territory.
Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday, March 20 announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has included the entire state of Texas in its Economic Injury Disaster Declaration and granted access to its Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, which will provide long-term, low-intere…
Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday requested designation from the Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Declaration in order to access the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program for the entire state of Texas. If granted, the SBA would provide long-term, low-interest loa…
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday night that he will instruct the Treasury Department to allow individuals and businesses negatively affected by the coronavirus to defer their tax payments beyond the April 15 filing deadline.
NEW YORK (AP) — Renee and Michael Brown planned to open a third location for their coffee company — and put their plans on hold when the coronavirus hit.
In 2019, Wells Fargo named Aaron Capps as Commercial Bank Market Leader for Fort Worth. Since then, Capps, a longtime resident of the area with 17 years at Wells Fargo, has been building and strengthening relationships in the community.
Electro Acoustics, an audio-visual equipment supplier in Fort Worth, received the 2020 Grand Forte Award during Mayor Betsy Price’s State of the City Address on Feb. 28 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
A California-based life science company has acquired a Fort Worth biotech startup operating out of the University of North Texas Health Science Center.
Starting a small business can be a huge undertaking, but aspiring entrepreneurs can jumpstart their dreams by attending a special Small Business Saturday event on Feb. 22 at the Fort Worth Public Library Ella Mae Shamblee Branch, 1062 Evans Ave.
The City of Fort Worth, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, City of Arlingtion and Tarrant County hold bi-monthly Vendor Informational Forums for minority or woman business owners.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — After spending 10 years as a music professor in Oklahoma City, Cami Engles had grown used to spending time at unique local businesses.
Millennials grew up online. From making their first screen names with America Online in the '90s and poking around chatrooms, to using HTML to customize their Myspace pages in high school, and now curating their Instagram feeds, navigating the internet is second nature to these digital natives.
NEW YORK (AP) — The market for small businesses rebounded in the last three months of 2019 after four straight quarterly declines caused in part by uncertainty about U.S. trade policy.
NEW YORK (AP) — As this winter's flu outbreak intensifies, small business owners try to keep their companies from being overwhelmed by employee absences.
Google is bringing its economic opportunity initiative, ‘Grow with Google,’ to Texas with workshops at the Keller Public Library on Jan. 24.
Texas-native Rudy Martinez has opened a NextHome office in Southlake. The new office is the 31st location in Texas for the franchise, NextHome said in a news release.
In the first three months of the fiscal year 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration has already approved more than $239 million in loans to small businesses in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The loan amount is on track to challenge or even beat the 2019 total of $1.17 billion.
Small businesses in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are banking on the solid economy, and also on the banks that lend them loans for new business ventures.
From 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, Tarrant County College South will host the 14th Annual Ariel Hunter-Chriss Women and Minority Owned Enterprise and Business Professionals Conference. The event, which is part of the campus’ “National Entrepreneurship Month,” will be located in the …
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says the federal government will soon announce a new strategy to tackle underage vaping, promising, "We're going to protect our families, we're going to protect our children, and we're going to protect the industry."
NEW YORK (AP) — Two reports last week show that small business hiring still lags behind the strong job growth reported at larger companies, and that owners are unlikely to increase their staffs significantly in 2020.
— The presence of technology startups can drive economic growth for their home cities. So how can cities better appeal to entrepreneurs? A new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin shows the connections they can offer matter more than big money.
InspectIR Systems LLC, a Frisco startup and creator of the first truly qualitative and quantitative narcotics breathalyzer, has announced the closing of seed round funding.
NEW YORK (AP) — The email looked legitimate, so Danielle Radin clicked on the link it contained, expecting to have her products included in a holiday gift guide.
We invite you to participate on our list of Tarrant County Minority-Owned Businesses. A representative from each firm must fill out our 2018 survey to be on our list. The link below contains the survey. A link to the list may also be found on the Fort Worth Business website under the “Lists”…
NEW YORK (AP) — As Amy Witt prepared for the grand opening of her Dallas clothing store, she read up on the demise of thousands of chain stores this past year so she wouldn't repeat their mistakes.