Economic Development Programs
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With state budgets being cut, former SBA chief Karen Mills discusses how local economic growth does not necessarily need radical innovation to prosper. Rather governors can harness resources of existing institutions and people to attract capital and create jobs.
High-growth firms have a huge potential for creating U.S. jobs. According to Karen Mills, there are three key components to getting there.
The high-growth entrepreneurship working group pitched ideas 'Shark Tank' style about new ways to create healthy ecosystems that foster the growth of start-ups.
The two-day event, featuring Hillary Clinton and Chris Christie, seeks to promote high-growth entrepreneurship and small-business development.
The White House announced today that it will expand on its program to promote advanced manufacturing in the U.S., an effort to drive global competitiveness.
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.
The Small Business Administration has invested more than $1.5 million in fuel-cell technology innovation.
The Small Business Administration invests over $1 million in a cluster specializing in the new science of flexible electronic components.
SBA invests $1.2 million in aviation companies in the state best known for making cars.
The SBA invests in startups focused on cyber-security, unmanned air vehicles and renewable energy.
SBA invests more than $1 million into a community of mapping and location-based technology startups surrounding the NASA Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
The Republican challenger delivered an important message for economic development at the Clinton Global Initiative. U.S. foreign aid, he said, should be linked to efforts to promote free enterprise in the developing world.
When it comes to landing federal procurement contracts, getting certified under various set-aside programs can improve your chances. But a HUBZone status can easily slip away as an area changes.
An initiative by Starbucks and Opportunity Finance Network is pouring small-business funding into private lending institutions
To foster entrepreneurship among minorities and in urban centers, a concentration of wealthy investors and academic, government and business institutions first needs to come together. A recent panel at Rutgers University put a spotlight on the issues.
Artists gave Chattanooga's Southside a new life--and the neighborhood returned the favor.
Two architects in Providence, R.I., contained their plans and found new reasons to recommit themselves to their city along the way.