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  • Note: This post originally appeared on the White House blog. It is authored by Jason Miller, Deputy Assistant to the President and the Deputy Director of the National Economic Council.Summary: We applaud new legislation that's helping startups scale up production in the United States. The...
    August 18, 2015 - 1 comments
  • Last month, our agency held its annual District Director conference in this beautiful, mountain-rimmed city.  It was an energetic and chock-full agenda because not only did we have great discussions and presentations, but we had special guests talk about what they are doing.  One of those...
    August 14, 2015 - 1 comments
  • In September 2014, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and SBA announced a partnership to host joint events to educate and interact with small businesses and entrepreneurs.  The topics of those discussions involved new options that have and will become available to...
    August 12, 2015 - 1 comments
  • On August 4, President Barack Obama hosted the first ever White House Demo Day, and what a day it was.   The content of the day is front and center of what our agency does every day. The White House helped us put a magnifying glass on the wide-ranging talents of innovators from...
    August 07, 2015 - 4 comments
  • For small businesses that are new to federal funding, the process can at first appear overwhelming—there are new registrations required from multiple sources, the funding solicitations are very lengthy, and many documents are required to complete an application.The Department of Energy (DOE)...
    August 05, 2015 - 0 comments
  • Today, President Obama is hosting the White House’s first ever Demo Day, casting a spotlight on inclusive entrepreneurship and the importance of diversity in our economy. Startup founders from diverse walks of life and from across the country will come to the White House to showcase their...
    August 04, 2015 - 3 comments
  • Did you know that U.S. women create and control a vast and growing amount of wealth? Women control $11.2 trillion, or 39% of our nation’s $28.6 trillion investable assets. Every year, more and more women join the cluster of the world’s wealthiest: a record-breaking 172 women made it to...
    August 04, 2015 - 4 comments
  • Note: This blog is co-authored by Scott Dockum, USDA SBIR Program Coordinator.The SBIR program at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers competitively awarded grants to qualified small businesses to support high quality, advanced concepts research related to important scientific...
    July 24, 2015 - 1 comments
  • Editor’s Note:  The Small Business Administration welcomes last night’s Senate action to raise the 7(a) Program authorization ceiling to $23.5 billion.  We thank the leadership of the Senate Small Business and Appropriations Committees for championing this measure.We continue...
    July 23, 2015 - 3 comments
  • This week, I will join President Obama in Nairobi, Kenya, for the sixth-annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit. GES 2015 will shine a spotlight on the extraordinary potential of entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond.Five of the world’s 10-fastest growing economies are African....
    July 21, 2015 - 7 comments

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