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  • Interview #3: David Zipper, Managing Director at 1776Incubators, accelerators, and startup hubs are an emerging and important part of the high-tech ecosystem. These entities support entrepreneurs and startups in early stages and later on in getting to market through networking, trainings,...
    March 31, 2015 - 2 comments
  • After almost a full week of traveling, the SBIR Road Tour concluded its South East leg in Columbia, South Carolina.  Innovators are the rock stars of this country, and as we saw, all across the Southeast - that was definitely the case in the capital of South Carolina.Columbia is a city with...
    March 31, 2015 - 1 comments
  • Hello from the open road, the southeast leg of the #SBIRRoadTour. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) personnel from different agencies on a bus tour to meet with entrepreneurs in state after state... what's not to love? For the National Science Foundation (NSF), the timing is just right...
    March 27, 2015 - 1 comments
  • On Thursday, the Metro Atlanta Center hosted two events that touch the very nerve center of the programs housed at SBA's Office of Investment & Innovation which I am honored and proud to lead.   Before I get into what went on in the Big Peach, let me paint the picture. ...
    March 26, 2015 - 0 comments
  • Last week, Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet addressed 500 investors, fund managers, foundations, government officials, industry groups and others in the principal investing ecosystem as a featured speaker at the Sponsors for Educational Opportunity’s (SEO) Alternative Investment event in...
    March 26, 2015 - 3 comments
  • Cosigned by current SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet and former SBA Administrators Karen G. Mills , Steve Preston, Hector Barreto, and Aida AlvarezBy 2030, more than 2 billion Asian consumers are expected to join the global middle class. In 15 years, the Asian market is projected to be six...
    March 23, 2015 - 14 comments
  • In Milan, America Lights an Entrepreneurial SparkPresident Obama calls entrepreneurship the most powerful force the world has ever known for lifting people out of poverty. This week, as small business innovators gathered in Milan for the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC), few would disagree...
    March 23, 2015 - 1 comments
  • The topic of this year’s Women’s History Month is Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives. As we look back at the changes throughout history, women’s presence in our economy has shifted significantly. Now we have more women in the workforce than ever before, a number that is...
    March 18, 2015 - 5 comments
  • If you are looking to get a boost to your small business, the SBA has the resources you need to help you start, grow and expand.Did you know that SBA-supported business counseling and training makes a difference? Those who receive counseling and training are more likely to start a business, the...
    March 18, 2015 - 3 comments
  • Land of Enchantment is New Mexico's nickname, truly a natural spectacle.  My few days at Albuquerque and Santa Fe left an impression on me that can be described as a combination of encouraged, impressed and excited.  In this blog, I will focus on Albuquerque.  I spent the day...
    March 18, 2015 - 0 comments

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