by Robert Woolsey, KCAW | Nov 14, 2018 | Local News
Business owners Brit Galanin and Alana Peterson took the lead in Sitka for Alaska Startup Week. They told the Sitka Chamber of Commerce (11-14-18) that Sitka -- while a good place for entrepreneurship -- needs a more collaborative and supportive environment for people taking risks starting up businesses.
by Robert Woolsey, KCAW | Aug 24, 2018 | Local News
Marichu Relativo is the deputy director of the Small Business Administration in Alaska. Speaking recently at the Sitka Chamber of Commerce (8-22-18), Relativo explained that the cabinet-level agency offers guidance and training for people interested in starting businesses, it guarantees loans, and -- in some cases -- it offers direct financing of up to $5-million.