The Lending Window is Open: Financing in Nevada

The state’s top bank lenders along with the director of the SBA in Nevada recently shared their thoughts on the lending business.

Owners of small and medium-sized companies in Nevada increasingly seek bank loans to finance their growth into new and expanding markets as the state’s remarkable economic rebound continues. The good news: As the recession slips farther into the past, many companies are beginning to show three, four or five years of the solid financial performance that bankers want to see … [Read more...]

Closing the Generation Gap: Millennials vs. GenXers vs. Baby Boomers

In workplaces across Nevada, change is coming more quickly than at any time since the baby boomers generation changed the status quo regarding diversity.

In workplaces across Nevada, change is coming more quickly than at any time since baby boomers changed the status quo regarding diversity, hair length and governance in the 1960s. On shop floors and in cubicle farms from Ely to Searchlight, millennials – a term used to describe those under age 34 – are challenging the baby boomers – those now over age 50. The genXers – those … [Read more...]

Rulings from the SBA’s Office of Hearings and Appeals Reveal Insight on the Ostensible Subcontractor Rule

Small business prime contractors doing work for the federal government, whether through competitive set-asides or contracts to be awarded through full and open competition, have a number of lines that must be carefully walked. In particular, small business concerns (SBCs) must be wary of the relationships that may give rise to a finding by the Small Business Administration … [Read more...]

November 2011: Around the State

Nevada Receives Federal Grant to Support Small Business Exports The State of Nevada has received a $239,318 Small Business Administration (SBA) grant through the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Pilot Grant Initiative.  The grant is expected to stimulate and strengthen Nevada’s global trade and will be administered by Nevada’s Office of Economic Development with the … [Read more...]