Emerging Small Business

A small business concern whose size is no greater than 50 percent of the numerical size standard applicable to the Standard Industrial Classification code assigned to a contracting opportunity.

Updated on
September 9, 2022
Published on
June 20, 2018
The 7(a) Loan Program, SBA’s most common loan program, includes assistance for each business with unique needs.
SBA 504 loans are very popular for long-term, fixed rate financing of up to $5 million for major fixed assets.
The average Microloan is about $13,000. The Microloans program provides loans up to $50,000 to small businesses.
SBA Glossary

Common SBA Terms

Everything you need to know about common terms used to discuss SBA Loans.
Assets
The amount of current assets that is left...
Liabilities
A financial obligation...
SAE (Stand Alone Economic Injury Disaster Loan)
provide necessary working capital to...
Projection
An estimate of future economic or...
Injury Period
The time period during...
Emerging Small Business
A small business concern whose...
Normal Annual Sales
Those sales that would have...
Sole Proprietor
an individual who...
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
The body of regulations which is...
Full and Open Competition
With respect to a contract action...
Contracting
Purchasing, renting, leasing, or...
Best and Final Offer
For negotiated procurements...
Break-even Analysis
A calculation of the approximate sales...
Loan Authorization and Agreement (LA&A)
A contract between SBA and the borrower that...
P&L (Profit and Loss Statement)
also considered as Income Statement or...

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