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  • If you are thinking about starting a business of your own, the SBA has the resources to help you plan, prepare and manage that business. The SBA helps aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners just like you – over one million each year – to start and grow their businesses.The SBA...
    February 26, 2016 - 1 comments
  • Note: This post originally appeared on the blog of the National Institute of Aging. It is authored by Mack Mackiewicz, Program Director, Division of Neuroscience.Calling all small businesses and entrepreneurs!If we hope to translate what we are learning about Alzheimer’s disease into health,...
    February 19, 2016 - 0 comments
  • Small businesses are the heart of America’s economy. This Valentine’s Day, the SBA is sending small business owners this valentine with 14 reasons why we love small business. Small businesses in the United States: Care about their communities – The 28 million small businesses...
    February 12, 2016 - 2 comments
  • 96 percent of the world’s consumers live outside the United States. SBA has the tools to help your company reach into these new markets beyond the border and grow your customer base. It’s time to take your business global!This year, the U.S. Small Business Administration will award $18...
    February 11, 2016 - 1 comments
  • The traditional business plan has many virtues; and the common thinking is that by prompting the new entrepreneur to initially consider all the components of a successful business operation, from the legal structure to the marketing plan to financial projections, etc., the venture has a higher...
    February 10, 2016 - 2 comments
  • Many untapped opportunities exist outside the United States, but small firms often do not have the resources and personnel to leverage them, and rely heavily on negotiated free trade agreements to reduce tariff and non-tariff barriers for their products or services. That is why free trade...
    February 02, 2016 - 0 comments
  • If you’re looking for a solution on how to grow your small business in 2016, the SBA may have the answer.Recruitment for the SBA’s Emerging Leaders 2016 training cycle is now underway at selected SBA district offices, and we’re looking for interested small businesses.Since 2008,...
    February 02, 2016 - 1 comments
  • Throughout my career, mentors changed my trajectory.  Through them I met successful people who were willing to listen to my ideas—and give their advice on how to turn them into great opportunities. Every year, my primary resolution has been to “give forward” what they...
    January 21, 2016 - 5 comments
  • Editor's Note: This opinion piece originally appeared in the Boston Business Journal.As far back as the 17th century, Boston’s ports drove this city’s growth, attracting merchants and entrepreneurs who knew that access to trade routes meant access to customers an ocean away....
    January 21, 2016 - 0 comments
  • Editor's Note: This blog is by Fred P. Hochberg, Chairman and President, Export-Import Bank.Today the EXIM Bank is releasing our FY2015 Annual Report.Despite the challenges we faced with our reauthorization, and the ensuing 5 month lapse, in FY2015 EXIM was able to accomplish the following...
    January 14, 2016 - 0 comments

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