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SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location.

How to Scale Your Business

Most entrepreneurs dream of scaling their business. However, scaling your business is not a walk in the park. Along the way, you’ll face a lot of competition and challenges that might hinder your business growth plans. In this post, we’ve listed below some tips to help ensure the success of your expansion plans.

How Would 2020 Prime us for Remarkable Successes in 2021?

We have a plan and a calendar of events for the new year, built on the foundation of a super active 2020 which, despite Covid-19, concluded with a very strong close in December. Our experiences and accomplishments these past 10 months further bolstered the foundation for our work in the future, especially helping small businesses recover from the health and economic disruptions of the pandemic.

USPAACC 4th Annual Chief Technology Officers and Chief Information Officers Forum

“How are CIOs/CTOs coping with the challenges of their evolving roles,” The role of the CTO and CIO has evolved to engage the entire business and organization, no longer working in silos.

Is Starting a New Business a Good Idea in These Times?

As the cost of living continues to rise, more people are exploring new ways to start to reach financial independence — and it’s easy to understand why. A huge gap exists between the amount of money most professionals make and the amount they need to lead comfortable lives. And this makes it imperative for them to either work longer hours, work two jobs, or in some cases seek greater financial freedom through their own business ventures.

Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness: Now is the Time to Prepare

In early April, as many small businesses scrambled to keep their businesses open, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and U.S. Treasury Department rolled out the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). If you are a PPP loan recipient, here are some key things to remember as you prepare to apply for loan forgiveness.

We've Been Busy!

Hello all, we’ve been busy! September was filled with chamber events for USPAACC. We are not resting on our laurels. We strive and continue to be active in our community and last month was an example of how packed it could be even during the sleepy, dog days of summer.

USPAACC Employee Business Resource Group Leadership Caucus (EBRG)

big thanks to Punita, Dr. Fisher and Kandace for their inspiration and useful tips...

Senators Working to Help Small Businesses

The bill sponsored by Senators Bill Cramer (R-N.D.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Krysten Sinema (D-Ariz) would expedite the forgiveness process for those businesses that received funds from the Small Business Administration PPP.

Milken Institute - Coming Together

It was good to sit at this table with both Ron and Ramiro. Not only was I present to share my insights of our Pan Asian American business community, but I learned quite a bit as well from my friends.

Innovations Meet the Market: Elnaz Sarraf of ROYBI

Serial entrepreneur Elnaz Sarraf is the founder and CEO of ROYBI, an edtech company that offers interactive, personalized language and STEM learning experiences for children. Elnaz was one of the 2019 What’s Your Pitch competition winners. She shares her company’s story, as well as advice for future contestants.