March Business News & Notes

Who’s ready to make this month an amazing one for economic development? Check out the news and notes for business owners!

SBA PPP Updates

In order to reach the smallest businesses, SBA will offer Paycheck Protection Program loans to businesses with fewer than 20 employees and sole proprietors only from Wednesday, February 24 through Tuesday, March 9, 2021. President Biden has also announced additional program changes to make access to PPP loans more equitable.

See all the details here

TWU Center for Woman Entrepreneurs Workshops & Gatherings

  • WomenRISE Monthly Networking | March 9
  • Business Credit: Get Funding with your EIN, not SSN | March 9
  • Why Streaming TV Matters | March 11

See descriptions and register for events here

NCTC Small Business Development Events

  • PPP Forgiveness Updates | March 2
  • Funding Your Startup with Retirement | March 3
  • Creating Content that Will Grow Your Audience Online | March 9
  • Facebook Marketing for 2021 | March 23

See more info here

Texas Economic Development Council Webinars

  • Introducing the TRUE Initiative: Texas Reskilling and Upskilling through Education | March 3
  • Big Projects in Big Metros in 2020 | March 17
  • Basic Economic Development Course | March 22
  • TEDC Legislative Update | March 31

See more and register for these webinars here