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  • We have been working with our network of 68 field offices across the land and hundreds of resource partners which include Small Business Development Centers, Women’s Business Centers, Veteran’s Business Outreach Centers and Growth Accelerators to more effectively reach constituents...
    August 26, 2015 - 0 comments
  • It was in 1920 when women in the United States were granted the right to vote, and women have continued to move in an upward direction ever since.  Women’s Equality Day is a chance to reflect on how far women have come and on the glass ceilings we have yet to break.There has been a...
    August 26, 2015 - 1 comments
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) helps Americans start, build, grow and capitalize businesses.  In 1953, President Eisenhower established the SBA as an independent agency of the federal government to protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive...
    August 25, 2015 - 1 comments
  • The SBIR Road Tour continues and the stop in Seattle on August 19 was a great success with entrepreneurs, innovator and capital pools talking about cutting-edge technology and scientific development.   The following day’s discussions in Portland were also amazing. The SBA’s...
    August 20, 2015 - 0 comments
  • Earlier today, I met with business leaders in Montana's "Hub of Five Valleys", a state known for fresh air, wide open spaces and being ranked second in craft breweries per capita.  We had a wide-ranging discussion which covered early stage venture capital, growth capital...
    August 19, 2015 - 1 comments
  • Montana is blessed with incredibly beautiful landscapes and arresting open spaces which makes it the perfect place to kick off the last leg of the SBIR Road Tour.  SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort to convey the non-dilutive innovation, research and technology funding opportunity...
    August 18, 2015 - 0 comments
  • Note: This post originally appeared on the White House blog. It is authored by Jason Miller, Deputy Assistant to the President and the Deputy Director of the National Economic Council.Summary: We applaud new legislation that's helping startups scale up production in the United States. The...
    August 18, 2015 - 1 comments
  • Last month, our agency held its annual District Director conference in this beautiful, mountain-rimmed city.  It was an energetic and chock-full agenda because not only did we have great discussions and presentations, but we had special guests talk about what they are doing.  One of those...
    August 14, 2015 - 1 comments
  • In September 2014, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and SBA announced a partnership to host joint events to educate and interact with small businesses and entrepreneurs.  The topics of those discussions involved new options that have and will become available to...
    August 12, 2015 - 1 comments
  • On August 4, President Barack Obama hosted the first ever White House Demo Day, and what a day it was.   The content of the day is front and center of what our agency does every day. The White House helped us put a magnifying glass on the wide-ranging talents of innovators from...
    August 07, 2015 - 4 comments

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