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  • This Saturday, we celebrate Flag Day, a day that commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777.  The United States Army also celebrates its 239th birthday on June 14, 2014.  The U.S. Small Business Administration wants to take this opportunity to wish the...
    June 11, 2014 - 5 comments
  • Editors note: This article was originally posted on the Official Yelp Blog. Yelp and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) hit the road back in January to educate small business owners across America on what it takes to have success in a world where more consumers are using online...
    June 11, 2014 - 5 comments
  • The Small Business Administration (SBA) will host Boots to Business: Reboot, an entrepreneurship training course for Veterans in twelve cities across the U.S.  Each event, led by SBA Resource Partners and industry experts from Syracuse University’s Institute for Veteran and Military...
    June 10, 2014 - 8 comments
  • Most employees at small businesses worry about their safety in the event of an emergency, according to a recent survey by Staples, Inc.  And those fears range from “does my company have an emergency plan in place?” to “what happens to my paycheck if this place had to close...
    June 05, 2014 - 22 comments
  • In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, the SBA’s Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives highlighted the role of AAPI community leaders in promoting and assisting local economic growth on Main Street, strengthening America as a global leader and helping...
    June 04, 2014 - 0 comments
  • NOTE: This blog is by Brian Castro, SBA National Ombudsman In May, the Office of the National Ombudsman joined SBA’s District Offices in celebrating our nation’s small business owners through a series of outreach events in Regions III and VII.  In addition to honoring the Small...
    May 27, 2014 - 3 comments
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration, along with President Obama, federal agencies, and private partners recognized National Small Business Week, May 12-16. During this time the true engines of the U.S. economy were celebrated: small businesses. With five eventful days of panel discussions,...
    May 23, 2014 - 16 comments
  • Next month Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) will host 200 female veterans and military spouses at a three-day conference to realize their goals of business ownership through education and training.  The event, V-WISE’s 10th annual conference, will be hosted...
    May 22, 2014 - 4 comments
  • Addressing the criticality of U.S. exports, President Obama said, "The global economy is more integrated than ever... If we're going to grow, it's going to be because of exports." As the world's economic landscape expands at an unprecedented rate and burgeoning foreign markets...
    May 19, 2014 - 7 comments
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration is launching a $2.5 million competition for accelerators and other entrepreneurial ecosystem models to compete for monetary prizes of $50,000 each to fund operating budgets. To award the prizes, applicants will be judged by an expert panel that will consider...
    May 12, 2014 - 12 comments

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