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  • With apologies to baseball and your mother’s apple pie, nothing is more American than National Small Business Week.Our country was founded by risk-taking pioneers in search of new horizons. More than two centuries later, what sets America apart in the world is the willingness of our...
    April 27, 2015 - 0 comments
  • Actually, any sale is a gift until you get paid.  But exporters are especially concerned, since their buyers might be 10,000 miles away!So, understanding the four basic ways to get paid for an international order is important.  The method you select will affect the risk you bear, the size...
    April 27, 2015 - 0 comments
  • It is an understatement to say I love Chicago. I love visiting it.  It is where I first lived as a young adult right after college and grad school and where I met my beautiful and smart wife, hi Lori.So it was exciting to come and participate at Big Path Capital's Impact Capitalism...
    April 22, 2015 - 1 comments
  • During this past weekend Nate Yohannes, my Senior Advisor, and I did the startup pitching rounds in our nation's capital.On Friday night Nate was a judge at Mark Cuban's Recess, the college version of ABC's Shark Tank ("from dorm room to board room"). Recess is a music...
    April 14, 2015 - 5 comments
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has taken a dual approach to sustainability this Earth Day. The SBA is leading by example by reducing the environmental impact of our own operations while continuing to offer resources to small businesses who are interested in “going green.”...
    April 14, 2015 - 3 comments
  • One year ago, I took my oath to lead the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the federal agency chartered by Congress in 1953 to support America’s entrepreneurs.Our country was founded by fearless pioneers who crossed an ocean in search of new opportunities. Nearly two and a half...
    April 13, 2015 - 8 comments
  • The day after the NCAA Championship game (this year Duke v Wisconsin) is always fun because people talk about the entire tournament, a celebration of our universities’ most capable athletes.  The people I saw today had a lot to say on that front, but we focused on the business at hand...
    April 07, 2015 - 0 comments
  • If you were to  tell me that I was going to get accepted into Harvard Business School, my reaction would have been that you've had one too many glasses of wine!  If you were to then tell me that after graduating I’d be recognized as a Harvard Business School Latino Outstanding...
    April 06, 2015 - 0 comments
  • The most competitive companies in your portfolios are those that have proven themselves by succeeding in international markets.  But, they often need additional working capital to expand into new markets and fill orders.  Are you supporting them in their growth and profiting from their...
    April 06, 2015 - 0 comments
  • Interview #3: David Zipper, Managing Director at 1776Incubators, accelerators, and startup hubs are an emerging and important part of the high-tech ecosystem. These entities support entrepreneurs and startups in early stages and later on in getting to market through networking, trainings,...
    March 31, 2015 - 2 comments

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