Small Business Virtual Summit

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) this week announced that a four-day National Small Business Virtual Summit has been scheduled for the week of May 2 through May 5. Beginning on Monday, May 2, the summit will feature a plethora of virtual events throughout the week, each of which will provide guidance and focus on…

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Senate Hears Overview of Franchising

On Wednesday of this week, the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship sponsored a public hearing on the state of the franchising industry. The hearing, entitled: Small Business Franchising: An Overview of the Industry, SBA’s Role and Legislative Proposals, featured a number of witnesses, primary among whom was Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), the…

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