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  • 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
  • The federal government has re-opened and that means the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) can get back to helping America’s 28 million small businesses do what they do best: create jobs and help grow our economy. As the President said, the shutdown had real consequences for America...
    October 17, 2013 - 3 comments
  • Two years ago, Vice President Biden and former U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Karen Mills announced that 13 of the nation’s largest banks had committed to collectively increase lending for small businesses by $20 billion over the course of a three-year commitment. And...
    September 20, 2013 - 13 comments
  • This month, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recognizes the vital contribution of Hispanic American small business owners to our economy as we observe and celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month.  We know that America’s 28 million small businesses are the engine of job...
    September 18, 2013 - 2 comments
  • By: Pravina Raghavan, Director, Office of Innovation and Investments Small business federal contracting is a win-win. The federal government gets to work with innovative small businesses—often with direct access to the CEO—and small businesses get an important source of revenue....
    September 16, 2013 - 6 comments
  • For American small and medium enterprises (SMEs), the European Union is one of the most lucrative markets, with more than 94,000 American small businesses currently contributing to more than $630 billion in U.S. – E.U. trade. Beginning September 9, the U.S. International Trade Commission (...
    September 06, 2013 - 4 comments
  • Small businesses are the backbone of America’s economy, creating two out of every three net new private sector jobs.  And at the Small Business Administration, our job is to make sure that small businesses have the tools and the resources they need to succeed at every stage. Over the...
    September 03, 2013 - 3 comments
  • If you're a small business owner, then you know the importance of technology in running your business. Together the U.S. Small Business Administration and Microsoft developed a new resource with you – the small business owner -- in mind to help you more effectively use technology to run...
    August 21, 2013 - 14 comments
  • NOTE: This blog is by U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and first appeared at Hud.gov on August 19, 2013. From New Orleans to Cedar Rapids to Tuscaloosa to Minot – I have walked the streets and looked in the eyes of families whose lives have come crashing down...
    August 19, 2013 - 7 comments

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