Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Another SBA success story

If you ever shop for sports or camping apparel, you inevitable will run across Columbia Sportswear. 

This company received a SBA loan for $15,000 back in 1970. 

Columbia Sportswear Company located in Portland, Oregon was rescued from near bankruptcy when Gert Boyle took over operations of Columbia, started by her parents, and turned it into a $1 billion company.

Columbia's story, along with others, is available online from SBA at:

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