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  • Detroit has seen recent challenges, but at its core it’s a city of dynamic entrepreneurial activity. The city of Detroit’s recent bankruptcy has created uncertainty for small businesses in the area– particularly for small city contractors – at the same time that the recovery...
    November 06, 2013 - 2 comments
  • Did you know that cyber security is now one of the most debated topics in the world, mostly because all daily business is conducted over the internet?  Hacking in to restricted files and stealing private data are common examples of a breach in cyber security. SBA is offering a free online...
    November 05, 2013 - 3 comments
  • With electronic and mobile payments becoming increasing more popular, it’s time to consider whether these forms of payments are a good fit for your business. We understand that small businesses don’t necessarily have the time or employee power to research the pros and cons of electronic...
    November 04, 2013 - 7 comments
  • Our nation owes a debt of gratitude to the brave men and women who have served our country.   At the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), we work day in and day out on programs to serve our nation’s veterans as they look to start or grow a business.  Today, I’m...
    November 04, 2013 - 2 comments
  • Note: This blog is by Erin Andrew, Assistant Administrator for SBA's Office of Women's Business Ownership October marks a very important milestone for women and for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This month we celebrate National Women’s Small Business Month and...
    October 31, 2013 - 9 comments
  • At SBA we’re always looking for ways we can better serve our customers—small business owners and entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their business.  And we’re constantly looking for ways we can make it easier and cheaper for small business owners to reinvest in their...
    October 30, 2013 - 2 comments
  • Small businesses are the engine of our economy, and they create about two out of every three net new private sector jobs in the United States.  At the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), our mission is to make sure that small business owners have the tools they need to do what they do...
    October 29, 2013 - 2 comments
  • One year ago this week, communities and small businesses across the Eastern seaboard experienced the devastating and tragic effects of Hurricane Sandy, one of the costliest natural disasters in U.S. history. We know that work remains to be done, and the Obama Administration continues to stand with...
    October 29, 2013 - 1 comments
  • Note: This post is from Dennis Alvord, executive director of BusinessUSA Today, BusinessUSA turns two years old. On October 28, 2011, President Obama signed a memorandum aimed at making it easier for America’s small businesses and exporters to access government services...
    October 28, 2013 - 3 comments
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration has partnered with the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) to launch the 13-City tour “Many Faces One Dream.”  Focusing on economic empowerment, Many Faces One Dream seeks to encourage members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender...
    October 25, 2013 - 4 comments

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