Donald Trump has picked Linda McMahon, co-founder of pro wrestling company WWE , to lead his Small Business Administration, his transition team said Wednesday. Technology (SBIR/STTR) administers the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Through these two competitive programs, the SBA ensures that the nation’s small, high-tech, innovative businesses are a significant part of the federal government’s research and development efforts.
The SBA, in coordination with the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), other federal agencies, the American Red Cross and array of state and local entities, helps small businesses prepare for disaster and provides timely and accessible low-cost, low-interest loans to small business owners, non-profits, homeowners, and renters who are survivors of disaster.
These would have included core business and trade components of the Commerce Department, the Small Business Administration, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the Export-Import Bank, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency.
The Inland Empire SBDC is part of the Orange County / Inland Empire SBDC Network and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), California State University Fullerton and University Enterprise Corporation at CSUSB and extended to the public on a non- discriminatory basis.
The bank’s commitment to small business in the Central and South Texas region also includes its 2015 donation of $1 million to LiftFund, the nation’s largest nonprofit small business lender, to assist in the development of entrepreneurs and small businesses.