SBA Prioritizes Smallest of Small Businesses in the Paycheck Protection Program

Posted on February 23, 2021 by admin


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I just wanted you to know that the U.S. Small Business Administration announced that the latest round of Paycheck Protection Program funding opened last month has already succeeded in making major improvements to the program’s implementation:

  • For businesses with fewer than ten employees, the share of funding is up nearly 60%
  • For businesses in rural communities, the share of funding is up nearly 30%
  • The share of funding distributed through Community Development Financial Institutions and Minority

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State Announces Schedule for Vaccine Eligibility

Posted on February 22, 2021 by admin


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Governor Lamont today announced that the state will continue with an age-based approach to expanding eligibility to the vaccine.

To provide clarity and predictability, he also released a schedule for age-based eligibility for the next several months:

  • March 1, 2021: Expands to age group 55 to 64
  • March 22, 2021: Expands to age group 45 to 54
  • April 12, 2021: Expands to age group 35 to 44
  • May 3, 2021: Expands to age group 16 to 34

In addition to the age-based eligibility, preK-12 school staff and teachers,

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Connecticut’s One-Stop-Shop for Business Services Grows in Ability to Serve the Needs of Connecticut’s Entrepreneurs

Posted on February 11, 2021 by admin


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The State of Connecticut’s online business portal – business.ct.gov – continues to add more features that will make it easier for entrepreneurs to find information and services that aid in the process of starting or managing their businesses in Connecticut. Using feedback gathered from entrepreneurs, the state has continued to customize this one-stop-shop experience for users.

Some of the newly added features during this most recent update include:

  • Resource Center: Users can now access a customizable

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