Jump to Main Content

Blogs.SBA News and Views

Register

Blogs Category - SBA News and Views

  • Our military veterans have made priceless contributions to the peace and security of our nation.   Each year, thousands of veterans transition to civilian life.  Many of them decide to use the discipline, skills and leadership abilities they cultivated while in the military to build...
    November 05, 2015 - 1 comments
  • As we celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week, the strides made by women veteran entrepreneurship - despite the obstacles - are a source of pride and inspiration to me.As a woman, a Colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, and someone who has started her own business, I’m excited about...
    November 04, 2015 - 1 comments
  • Editors note: This op-ed originally appeared in Stars & Stripes.Every year, about a quarter-million U.S. servicemembers transition out of the military. To know these men and women is to know that an overwhelming majority wish to continue to serve even after returning to civilian life.One of the...
    November 04, 2015 - 6 comments
  • Entrepreneurship—and particularly franchising—are a natural fit for military veterans.  The ability to focus on executing systems and following procedures with precision, leading and motivating others, accomplishing the mission—are the skills that lead to establishing a...
    November 03, 2015 - 0 comments
  • During the third annual celebration of National Veterans Small Business Week Nov. 2-6, the Small Business Administration will host 30 Boots to Business: Reboot entrepreneurship training events nationwide.We’re proud to announce that thanks to a partnership with First Data Corporation, The...
    November 02, 2015 - 1 comments
  • Small business owners know that things don’t always go as planned, and the same is true for their employees. Even the family responsibilities that we can plan for sometimes require a balancing act: nearly two-thirds of American women with a one-year-old child are in the labor force, and...
    November 02, 2015 - 0 comments
  • Veterans continue to contribute significantly to our Country’s small business sector.   Statistics prove it - one in every 10 small businesses is Veteran owned.  These businesses employ more than six million workers, and generate nearly $1.2 trillion in annual receipts.At SBA,...
    October 27, 2015 - 0 comments
  • How is the Department of Commerce supporting small businesses?In FY 2014, the Department of Commerce (DOC) had a combined Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) budget of $6.9M to help small businesses develop and commercialize new technologies. DOC has two agencies that participate in...
    October 21, 2015 - 0 comments
  • The Small Business Investors Alliance  (SBIA) hosted a very successful gathering of about 500 people who represent small and middle market funds, institutional investors, family offices, law firms, fund service providers and government officials to discuss the trends shaping a dynamic sector...
    October 21, 2015 - 2 comments
  • I was thrilled to have been in Harlem last Friday where the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) hosted a Small Business & Emerging Technologies Fair.   The Tech Fair was held in conjunction with Silicon Harlem’s 2nd Annual Tech Conference and was free to all.  Tons of...
    October 16, 2015 - 1 comments

Pages