Access to Capital Key for Small Business

Many banks have either steered away from small business lending or have severely tightened their credit standards. It’s no secret small business lending is very risky in normal times. Programs like REAP assist entrepreneurs in finding traditional and non-traditional sources of income.

SBA Develops Mobile App

Are you starting a new business or do you need help taking your business to the next level? The Small Business Administration has developed an “app” to help smart phone users find SBA-affiliated advisers located near them and to get free, personal, one-on-one help with starting and growing the business.

REAP Women’s Business Center Activities

REAP WBC laptops have been making the rounds in Southeast Nebraska. QuickBooks sessions have been held in Tecumseh, Auburn and Nebraska City in collaboration with the Five Rivers RC&D. More sessions are planned, possibly in the Crete and Fairbury areas.

Business Fair Reaches Bigger Community

The Fourth Annual Seward County Business Fair was held on June 16, 2011, in Seward, Nebraska. The REAP Women’s Business Center (WBC) collaborated once again with the Seward Area Chamber of Commerce, Seward County Economic Development (SCED), Southeast Nebraska Development District (SENDD) and University of Nebraska Extension to host the event.


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