The Small Business Authority,powered by Newtek,is an end-to-end business services provider for the business community. As a publicly traded company on Nasdaq (NEWT),The Small Business Authority has grown,since 1997,to serve more than 100,000 businesses in all 50 States and in more than 100 countries. Services include ecommerce,merchant processing,lending,insurance,payroll,web design,cloud hosting,and more. _x005F_x000D_ _x005F_x000D_ The technology services division of The Small Business Authority was founded right here in Arizona in 1997 as a Microsoft Windows-based web hosting provider. The Arizona division is now a leading provider of Windows platform cloud hosting,IT infrastructure services,and custom IT hosting solutions.