Karen Mills Steps Down from Top Post at SBA

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Karen Mills SBA

Earlier this week, Karen Mills stepped down as the head of the Small Business Association.  A former banking and private equity leader, Karen stepped into the role during a period of high increased exposure for small businesses.  She led a team of 3,000 employees and supervised a portfolio of over $90 billion in loan guarantees. The President has not yet … Read More

Former Teacher Secures Small Business Loan to Open Kiddie Academy in Lacey, Wash.

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Kiddie Academy

BoeFly connects former teacher and her husband with a lender for a Small Business Administration (SBA) start-up loan to open an education-based childcare franchise Michelle and Steve Glacken, husband-and-wife franchisees of Kiddie Academy in Lacey, Wash., secured a Small Business Administration start-up loan through a connection made by BoeFly to open their education-based childcare center. Owning a Kiddie Academy center … Read More

What Does Fiscal Cliff Deal Mean for Small Business?

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  The Fiscal Cliff deal was messy.   In a statement on New Year’s Day, President Barack Obama admitted that the new deal was not reached without heavy compromise. However, while Washington works to balance the budget and reduce the national deficit, we asked the question – what does the new deal mean for Small Businesses in the upcoming year? … Read More

It’s National Pizza Week!

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National Pizza Week

A sample of Pizza Fundings on BoeFly.com   It’s only fitting that Pizza, certainly the nation’s most popular dining option, is celebrated with its own week on the calendar.  That’s right…it’s National Pizza Week and the BoeFly team joins in the excitement by sharing tales from just a few of the fantastic pizza restaurants we supported in their successful search … Read More

What do Nick Saban, Football Coach of the #1 Alabama Crimson Tide, and Franchising Have in Common?

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Saban Blog

By Michael Rozman, Chief of Strategy, BoeFly LLC Last night we watched as Nick Saban led the Alabama Crimson Tide to yet another National Championship, in convincing fashion, nonetheless.  He is now the only active coach to have one four BCS Championships, three of which have been with his current team. There is no doubt that Nick Saban has been … Read More

FEMA AND SBA TO LEAD CONFERENCE CALL ON SANDY RELIEF EFFORTS FOR NJ SMALL BUSINESSES

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Please join Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and State of New Jersey senior officials for a conference call on the federal government’s efforts to help small businesses and homeowners recover from Hurricane Sandy. Officials will provide updates and answer questions about assistance and support to states affected by the aftermath of Hurricane … Read More

Financing for Buying and Selling Small and Medium-sized Businesses Discussed by Experts at a Webinar

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Buy Selling a Business Webinar

  Financing is the glue that makes business transactions possible. The lack of it causes deals to fall apart, business expansions to founder and the joy of being an entrepreneur less gratifying. In order to explore cutting edge ideas about transactional financing, small-business owners, buyers and sellers, franchise practitioners, intermediaries and U.S. Small Business Administration’s resource partners, attended a webinar … Read More