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Office of Entrepreneurial Development

Office of Entrepreneurial Development

Mission Statement

The Office of Entrepreneurial Development’s mission is to help small businesses start, grow, and compete in global markets by providing quality training, counseling, and access to resources.

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Women

The Small Business Act authorizes contracting officers to specifically limit, or set aside, certain requirements for competition solely among women-owned small businesses (WOSBs) or economically disadvantaged women owned small businesses (EDWOSBs). This is referred to as the WOSB Program.These procurement mechanisms are meant to increase federal contracting opportunities for WOSBs and to assist...

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About Our Office

The Office of Entrepreneurial Development (OED) oversees a network of programs and services that support the training and counseling needs of small business. It is SBA's technical assistance arm with resource partners located throughout the...

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