This week in Small Business Tech News from @forbes

Amazon has a drone delivering packages, Yahoo accounts get hacked, and much more from Gene Marks , writer for Forbes, in Small Business Tech News from the past week. Amazon is not only changing the retail and grocery industry, the delivery processing industry is next. This past week Amazon shipped its first package via drone. … Read more

Missouri non-profit SEED$ is supporting local businesses with micro loans and training

Founded in 2013, the Southeast Economic Development Fund (SEED$) helps entrepreneurs in the surrounding Missouri area develop and grow their businesses.  “The non-profit organization serves an eight-county area: St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, Washington, Madison, Iron, Perry, Bollinger and Cape Girardeau.“ In an effort to help expand awareness for business opportunities and development SEED$ provides one-on-one business … Read more

The Trump Bump continues as small business confidence rises

With the Dow hitting record highs, the “Trump Bump” is helping businesses prepare for the possibility of a brighter future with tax breaks expected to hit the market early next year.  In addition to the markets, small business confidence is at a 5 year high in terms of month-to-month jump. “The National Federation of Independent … Read more

Linda McMahon is actually a big supporter of women in leadership

When Linda McMahon was selected as the head of the Small Business Administration, many people in the political world gasped.  Not that people considered the pick a negative (see Jeff Sessions and Scott Pruitt), but because no one knew much about the former CEO of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). When someone produces entertainment like … Read more