Category Archives: Portland Development Commission

Portland’s Small Business Quarterly Report: A Must Read For Portland Business Professionals

We are pleased to introduce the Small Business Quarterly Report, which highlights the city’s recent work with small business.  Portland is a city that is truly passionate about its small businesses.  From new, software start-ups to multi-generational, family-run firms — small businesses … Continue reading

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New Loan Program Is A Breath Of Fresh Air and Eases Stress For Small Businesses In Portland

As competition and lack of access narrow the normal channels of funding, Portland’s 40,000-plus small businesses have a new lifeline. The American Recovery Capital Loan Program, or ARC Loan, announced by the Small Business Administration last year, is designed to … Continue reading

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