EIDL Application Processing Resumes

With additional funding provided by the new COVID-19 relief package, the Small Business Administration (SBA) will resume processing Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and Emergency Advance applications that are already in the queue on a first-come, first-served basis. Stay tuned – the SBA will provide further information on the availability of the EIDL application portal … Continue reading "EIDL Application Processing Resumes" More

PPP Reopens April 27th

Approved local PPP lenders will resume accepting PPP loans on Monday, April 27th. Loan applications already submitted will continue to be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. All eligible borrowers should work with an approved lender to apply,. Visit https://www.sba.gov/paycheckprotection/find if you need to connect with a participating lender. If your organization has not already applied, now … Continue reading "PPP Reopens April 27th" More

Looking to create a prototype?

Do you have an invention or idea that you’d like to turn into a reality? The Alaska seed fund can help you do just that! Applicants can be awarded up to $20,000 to fund their prototypes in Alaska. Learn more here at www.alaskaseedfund.com. More

What Gilmore Girls taught me about Small Business

Like many other women my age, I grew up spending Thursday nights with the Gilmore Girls and Friday morning bus rides discussing the episodes with my friends. This was before live tweeting- or Twitter for that matter (does that mean I’m old?). Little did I know my obsessive re-watching of each and every episode was … Continue reading "What Gilmore Girls taught me about Small Business" More

5 Money Saving Tools For Your Business

Small business owners know how important it is to preserve their capital. With the market moving as fast as it is and with new opportunities and new products being introduced on an accelerated schedule, having a steady operating budget remains a crucial element of any company’s growth strategy. This puts money-saving strategies at the top … Continue reading "5 Money Saving Tools For Your Business" More

New Initiative to Tackle Energy Problems for Alaskan Small Businesses

New Initiative to Tackle Energy Problems for Alaskan Small Businesses The Alaska SBDC provides free services to help Alaskans save money on energy.   High energy costs are detrimental to a business’ bottom line, but many Alaskan businesses do not have the time to investigate energy efficiency measures. To make it easier for Alaskan businesses … Continue reading "New Initiative to Tackle Energy Problems for Alaskan Small Businesses" More

I just met you, and this is crazy, but here’s my business card, so call me maybe.

I just met you, and this is crazy, but here’s my business card, so call me maybe How to give an effective elevator pitch Although elevator rides can seem like they take forever, especially for people not fond of small spaces or awkward social interactions, most elevator rides in Anchorage will only take you 30 … Continue reading "I just met you, and this is crazy, but here’s my business card, so call me maybe." More

InnovateHER Anchorage Challenge

The Anchorage SBDC is hosting a local InnovateHER Pitch competition! The winner of our local contest will be entered into the national competition for a chance to present in Washington DC and win a cash prize. National prizes are: First prize: $40,000 Second prize: $30,000 Third prize: $20,000 Entries will be graded on their abiliy … Continue reading "InnovateHER Anchorage Challenge" More