Small businesses make up the majority of business both in Alaska and nationwide. Alaska Business provides coverage of established small businesses as well as offers expert insight into how to improve upon business operations or even get a small business loan with the help of organizations such as the Small Business Administration and Alaska Small Business Development Centers, among others.
Latest Small Business News
Small Business Development Center Releasing Funds to Encourage Lending to Small Businesses
The University of Alaska Small Business Development Center is releasing $49 million to help participating lenders to make loans to businesses that would normally not qualify.
Alaska’s Emerging Leaders Among Top SBA Cohort Nationwide
Eleven Alaska business owners graduated from the US Small Business Administration’s T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined training series.
Panda Express Opens Fairbanks Franchise
Panda Express, the largest Asian cuisine chain restaurant in the United States, opened a new franchise location across from the Fairbanks Walmart store.
Bagoy’s Begins Its Second Century with New Owners
After more than forty years under one family’s ownership, a new couple has taken over an Anchorage institution, Bagoy’s Florist & Home.
Repeat Winner of ‘Golden Carrot’ Award
For the second year in a row, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ “Golden Carrot” award for promoting locally grown products goes to The Roaming Root Cellar.
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