Clusters The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Clusters en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 18 Jul 2013 12:03:00 GMT SBA Chief Karen Mills Leaving With No Replacement Named Five months after announcing her resignation and without a successor lined up, Mills says she's leaving next month. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 12:03:00 GMT Catherine Clifford This Kind of Cluster Could Actually Help Your Business A review of a U.S. Small Business Administration initiative shows that support provided to entrepreneurs in regional groupings bolstered local economies. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 10:18:00 GMT Catherine Clifford A Cluster of Clusters: Where the SBA Is Investing in Regional Economies The Small Business Administration chose these 10 "clusters" or business networks as part of a 2010 pilot program to aid small businesses. We take a look at results to date. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 06:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford The Northeast Powers Up Clean-Energy Entrepreneurs The Small Business Administration has invested more than $1.5 million in fuel-cell technology innovation. Fri, 28 Dec 2012 08:30:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Alabama Aids Advanced Defense Entrepreneurs The Small Business Administration has invested more than $1 million in a group of Northern Alabama small businesses focused on defense and space technologies. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:09:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Ohio Gets Strong On Flexible Electronics Entrepreneurs The Small Business Administration invests over $1 million in a cluster specializing in the new science of flexible electronic components. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:30:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Illinois Sparks an Electricity Efficiency Cluster The Small Business Administration invested more than $1 million to support entrepreneur participation in a growing ecosystem of 'smart grid' technology. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 11:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford A Flock of Airports Lifts Up Michigan's Upper Peninsula SBA invests $1.2 million in aviation companies in the state best known for making cars. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 10:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford San Diego Warms to Defense Technology Entrepreneurs The SBA invests in startups focused on cyber-security, unmanned air vehicles and renewable energy. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 10:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford A Geospatial Tech Hub Puts Mississippi on Map SBA invests more than $1 million into a community of mapping and location-based technology startups surrounding the NASA Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford In Monterey Bay, an Agricultural Tech Cluster Blossoms Part of an SBA pilot progam, a unique California cluster aims to bring together tech entrepreneurs and the region's big farms to keep the agriculture industry thriving Wed, 14 Nov 2012 05:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford The Carolinas Concentrate on Nuclear Energy North and South Carolina businesses cluster together to be a leader in the nuclear energy industry. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 10:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford A Defense Cluster Grows in Minnesota A look at how the Defense Alliance in St. Paul, one of 10 economic clusters in an SBA pilot program, is nurturing energy entrepreneurs. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 10:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How Industry Clusters Can Spur Small-Business Growth One way the SBA has sought to foster entrepreneurial growth is through industry clusters.The SBA's Karen Mills explains how. Sun, 20 May 2012 08:01:00 GMT Catherine Clifford