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SBA Launches 'Startup in a Day' Initiative

When I started my businesses, it was overwhelming. I had to set up a legal structure,...

June 23, 2015


Federal Government Sets Record Achievement for...

This year, the federal government set a new record of achievement of rewarding...

June 26, 2015

Latest Blogs by Category

Starting a Business

So You’d Like to Start a Home-based Baking Business: Now What?

Martha Stewart famously entered the food service business with her basement-based catering company in the 1970s – but it takes hard work...

May 18, 2015

Managing a Business

Business Liability Insurance: It’s Not One Size Fits All -...

Starting a small business is not a one size fits all-process. However, one best practice that all small businesses should consider is...

June 24, 2015


#DreamSmallBiz: National Small Business Week Recap – Part One

Earlier this month, we celebrated National Small Business Week and honored small businesses and entrepreneurs for their hard work and...

May 22, 2015


How to Become a Small Business Government Contractor of Choice

So you think you're ready to sell to the government, but is the government ready to buy from you? Government buyers are a discerning group....

March 18, 2015

Health Care

At the Crossroads of Health Care and Innovation

Note: This blog is authored by Rhett Buttle, Director of Private Sector Engagement at the Department of Health and Human Services. It...

April 03, 2015

Industry Word

What Business Plan Type Is Best for Me?

Shakespeare wrote, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” I say a plan by any other name is still a plan; but many different...

June 23, 2015

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