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Advocacy Seeks New Small Business Research

The Office of Advocacy sponsors research documenting the status of small businesses and the impact of important trends. To this end, the office has just announced nine requests for quotations (RFQs) for small business research. The research…

Advocacy’s New Research Resource

Interested in delving into the data on businesses owned by women, veterans, or minorities? Looking for the latest statistics on small business lending or venture capital? Advocacy has a new user-friendly web page, Small Business Data…

Lending to Small Business up 18% in 2011

By Andrew Chow at FindLaw.com Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:06pm EST In a possible sign of economic recovery, small-business lending hit a four-year high in November, a new report shows. At the same time, the number of small-business loans in…