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  • Access to capital is the number one concern for entrepreneurs and small business owners. However, as an entrepreneur or small business owner, are you prepared to access capital for your business? SBA and Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. have teamed up for a webinar series this month to help...
    April 11, 2014 - 4 comments
  • At the SBA, one of our core objectives is to provide access to capital, but that’s not the end of our commitment to America’s small business owners. It’s the beginning. We know small businesses need reliable lending to grow, but we also know it’s important to provide...
    April 11, 2014 - 4 comments
  • I had the pleasure to recently participate in the White House Business Council and Office of Public Engagement’s Roundtable with Muslim-American Business Leaders that brought together the business and faith-based community for a dialogue on how to support small businesses that start, grow and...
    April 10, 2014 - 4 comments
  • These U.S. Small Business Administration resource partners have almost 1,500 locations across the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico to help veterans who want to start their own business or grow an existing business.  All partners can advise veterans on small business loans and provide...
    April 08, 2014 - 1 comments
  • Today, with appreciation and humility, I begin my work as SBA Administrator and a relentless advocate for America’s 28 million small businesses.   My journey as a first-generation immigrant born in Guadalajara, Mexico, to President Obama’s cabinet is one that could...
    April 07, 2014 - 9 comments
  • This weekend, SBA and the Department of Commerce Centers for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships joined forces with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and BusinessUSA to launch the first Business Sunday event in Washington, DC at the 19th Street Baptist Church....
    April 01, 2014 - 2 comments
  • Did you know that one in four individuals between the ages of 44 to 70 are interested in becoming entrepreneurs? In fact, entrepreneurs over the age of 50, also known as encore entrepreneurs, are one of the fastest-growing groups of entrepreneurs in the United States. If you are one of the 63...
    April 01, 2014 - 6 comments
  • Editor's Note: This blog is by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and first appeared on USTR.gov. Washington, D.C. – A central goal of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) negotiations is enhancing the ability of small- and medium-...
    March 31, 2014 - 2 comments
  • Editor's Note: This blog first appread at WhiteHouse.Gov on March 27, 2014. Forty years ago, women owned just 5% of all small businesses in America. Today, they own over 30%, creating 200,000 women-owned small businesses in the past year. Additionally, between 2002 and 2012, the number of...
    March 27, 2014 - 4 comments
  • If you’re a small disadvantaged business seeking to be certified in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA)’s 8(a) Business Development (BD) Program, the SBA has good news for you! The SBA will host a series of 8(a) webinars from April through August to help small...
    March 25, 2014 - 8 comments

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