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  • Global Entrepreneurship Week made waves across the world last month as the United States announced it would marshal new partners and lead a $1 billion push to invest in global entrepreneurs in some of the world’s most marginalized societies.On Day 1 of the special week, hours before I left...
    December 01, 2014 - 5 comments
  • Native American Heritage Month is a time to reflect on the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S.  The month is a time for Native people to share their culture, traditions, art, and ways of knowing with the entire nation.  American...
    November 24, 2014 - 2 comments
  • Note: This blog is Coauthored by Javier Saade, SBA’s Associate Administrator for Investment and Innovation, Nagesh Rao, Senior Advisor for Investment and Innovation, Manny Oliver-DOE SBIR Program, and Chris O’Gwinn-DOE SBIR ProgramWhen people think of the Small Business Innovation...
    November 24, 2014 - 3 comments
  • As Assistant Administrator of SBA’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership, I have met women entrepreneurs and small business owners all around the country. I see the impact of their businesses and how they are helping to transform their families, industries and communities.The way we do...
    November 21, 2014 - 0 comments
  • November 29th is Small Business Saturday – a day circled on the calendar of savvy entrepreneurs across America.Small businesses are the engine of our economy and create two out of three new jobs. Seven in 10 Americans are now aware that the day after Black Friday is a time to shop small and...
    November 20, 2014 - 5 comments
  • Each year, the 11 federal agencies that provide funding via the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs hit the road for a National Conference. The goal? To get the word out about the programs and to meet the entrepreneurs who are driving U.S...
    November 20, 2014 - 0 comments
  • The holiday season is here and we want to make sure you are prepared. So join us on November 24 at 1 pm EST along with Twitter, Google, Hubspot, Infusionsoft, Hootsuite, CEO and President of GrowBiz Media Rieva Lesonsky and SCORE for a Twitter chat on holiday marketing ideas for small businesses....
    November 19, 2014 - 0 comments
  • Today, I met 70 extraordinary young leaders from across the world here at Morocco’s Cadi Ayyad University at a special youth gathering to open the fifth-annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).When President Obama launched the GES five years ago, he called entrepreneurship the most...
    November 19, 2014 - 1 comments
  • Last week in “Keep it Weird” Austin, Texas, hundreds of scientists, technologists, doctors, mathematicians, artists, engineers, tinkerers, dreamers, doers, business people, professors, government types and entrepreneurs convened for the co-located and related events:  1) The...
    November 19, 2014 - 2 comments
  • This July, I stood alongside President Obama at the White House and announced a vital new partnership between the government and private sector to strengthen America’s small businesses by increasing their access to affordable working capital. SupplierPay is about paying small suppliers on...
    November 18, 2014 - 0 comments

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