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  • A month after Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast, homeowners, renters and businesses are dealing with the challenging task of rebuilding their homes, businesses and communities. There’s a lot of information out there about different forms of federal assistance, and a lot of...
    November 29, 2012 - 7 comments
  •   I’m excited to announce the release of a report by the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development called “Heroes on the Homefront: Supporting Veteran Success as Small Business Owners.”  This is the second report of its kind where task force members...
    November 29, 2012 - 6 comments
  • January 2 UPDATE: SBA has extended the deadline for award nominations to January 31, 2013. January 4 UPDATE: SBA has added a new National Small Business Week award, the Small Business Exporter of the Year.  For detailed information about eligibility and required documents, please review...
    November 19, 2012 - 1 comments
  • In between the Black Friday sales and the Cyber Monday deals is Small Business Saturday (November 24th) – a day set aside to support the small businesses that play a vital role in creating jobs and economic opportunities all across the country. Small businesses are the back bone of our...
    November 15, 2012 - 0 comments
  • This week marks the 5th Annual Global Entrepreneurship Week. In our increasingly interconnected global economy, it’s important for American small businesses to have the tools to compete on the world stage. Ninety six percent of the world’s population lives...
    November 15, 2012 - 4 comments
  • This week marks the celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), an annual initiative taking place around the world with more than 35,000 events in 135 countries.  The events recognize the economic and social contributions of innovative entrepreneurs and bring an unparalleled level of...
    November 15, 2012 - 4 comments
  • Global Entrepreneurship Week is an opportunity to celebrate innovative entrepreneurs and small business owners. In the U.S. alone there are 28 million small business owners and they create two out of every three new jobs in America. But, there are so many more people with the entrepreneurial spirit...
    November 13, 2012 - 6 comments
  • Each Veterans Day we honor veterans: those serving to protect us at home and abroad, and those who previously served.  America’s service members put themselves in harm’s way to protect our freedoms and safety here in the U.S. As a fellow veteran, I, too, understand the many...
    November 09, 2012 - 4 comments
  •   National Native American Heritage Month gives us a chance to reflect on the importance to the national economy of American Indian and Alaska Native populations.  Growing up in a small family business in Cherokee, North Carolina, I know first-hand how essential Native-owned small...
    November 08, 2012 - 2 comments
  • Many business owners, homeowners, and renters along the East Coast are coming back to find physical damage to their buildings and property as a result of Hurricane Sandy.  In addition, thousands of businesses are dealing with the economic blow caused by power outages, damaged inventory, and...
    November 07, 2012 - 25 comments

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