Jesse Noyes

Jesse Noyes is Head of Content for Zenefits. He started out as a business reporter before beginning a career in marketing. Jesse is naturally curious not only about the work people do, but why they do it. His first job was building freestanding stone walls in his home state of Maine.

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There’s a Shortage of PPE. These Small Businesses Pivoted to Fill the Gap

Small businesses across the country are pivoting to address the PPE shortage. From face masks to intubation shields, these SMBs are stepping up.

Where Did the Coronavirus EIDL Loans Go? A State By State List

A breakdown of SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) for the coronavirus by state.

With Federal Aid for Small Business Stalled, Local Institutions Try to Plug the Gaps

States, counties and cities are launching their own COVID financial relief programs for small business even as Congress moves to replenish the PPP and EIDL.

Where Did the Paycheck Protection Program Money Go? Loans By State, Industry and Size

A list of approved Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans by state or territory, industry and by loan size.

As Federal Coronavirus Relief Loans Dry Up, Many Small Businesses See Few Options

With the PPP and EIDL effectively closed, small business owners ponder an uncertain future and what to do next.

Coronavirus Relief Updates: EIDL Available to Agricultural Businesses

Continued updates on the status of various financial relief programs for small businesses are provided here including on the PPP and EIDL.

SBA Says More Than 2 Million in Round 2 Paycheck Protection Program Loans Have Been Approved

The SBA has approved more than 2 million loans worth over $175 billion as part of the second round of PPP funding.

Confused and Waiting for Promised Financial Relief, Small Business Owners Turn to Each Other for Answers

Small business owners are navigating a maze of glitches and changes to access promised financial relief. And many say time is running out.

Most of the Top SBA Lenders Aren’t Accepting Online Paycheck Protection Applications

The majority of top SBA small business lenders were not accepting new customer applications for the Paycheck Protection Program as of April 7.

The List of PPP Application Status Among the Top 100 SBA Lenders

A list of top SBA lenders and whether they are accepting loan applications under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).