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U.S. Federal Spending at Small Businesses Misses Mark. Again.

The Small Business Administration releases its scorecard measuring federal procurement in fiscal year 2012.

Women Entrepreneurs Can Win Larger Contracts Through SBA Set-Aside Program

A ruling from the Small Business Administration lifts the cap on federal contracts set aside for women-owned small businesses.
What's Ahead for the SBA in 2013

What's Ahead for the SBA in 2013

A look at what the federal government's small-business agency could be up to this year and beyond.
Trying to Win a Government Contract? Avoid These 3 Mistakes

Trying to Win a Government Contract? Avoid These 3 Mistakes

Doing work for the federal government can help a small business grow, but figuring out how to secure a lucrative contract can be tricky.
Senate Grills SBA Over Federal Contracts

Senate Grills SBA Over Federal Contracts

Investigation finds small-business contracts might actually be going to larger companies.
The Most Overlooked Market for Small Business

The Most Overlooked Market for Small Business

Small businesses don't often think of big businesses as possible clients. But for those that do, here's a new online tool that's designed to help entrepreneurs make big-biz sales.
How a Government Shutdown Could Affect Small Businesses

How a Government Shutdown Could Affect Small Businesses

With the deadline to work out a deal on a 2011 budget fast approaching, small business owners find they have a lot at stake.
Will New SBA Rules Give Women Entrepreneurs Their Due?

Will New SBA Rules Give Women Entrepreneurs Their Due?

After a decade-long struggle, a new program to boost federal contracts among women-owned businesses kicked in. Will it work?
SBA Fine-Tunes Rules for Disadvantaged Firms

SBA Fine-Tunes Rules for Disadvantaged Firms

New rules governing the SBA's 8(a) program went into effect this week. See if your business can benefit from the changes.

How to Win a Local Government Contract

Here are 4 ways for women-owned businesses to compete for lucrative opportunities--and not just on price.

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