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Thank You for Your Service - 4 Business Funding Programs for Veterans
Veteran Entrepreneurs

Thank You for Your Service - 4 Business Funding Programs for Veterans

A grateful nation gives its warriors at least a bit of help making the transition from military life to launching their own businesses.
Kedma Ough
Chase to Give Away $3 Million in Grants in Contest for Small Businesses
Finance

Chase to Give Away $3 Million in Grants in Contest for Small Businesses

The bank is looking to give 20 U.S. small businesses $150,000 in grants.
Benjamin Kabin
How Matched-Savings Grants Help Thrifty Entrepreneurs Realize Their Dreams
Grants

How Matched-Savings Grants Help Thrifty Entrepreneurs Realize Their Dreams

Programs around the nation will double the savings of low-income entrepreneurs working to start a business.
Kedma Ough
The Government Might Fund Your Idea Before Anybody Else Will
Grants

The Government Might Fund Your Idea Before Anybody Else Will

Competition for the money is fierce but the federal government allocates $2B a year in grants for early stage ideas few investors will touch.
Kedma Ough
Is Your Business Eligible for a Government Grant?
Finance

Is Your Business Eligible for a Government Grant?

It just might be. Here's how to win one at a local, state or federal level.
Michelle Goodman
Google's Eric Schmidt to Give $1 Million to Help Tech Savvy Organizations Solve Problems
Eric Schmidt

Google's Eric Schmidt to Give $1 Million to Help Tech Savvy Organizations Solve Problems

Schmidt says he's putting his money where his mouth is as he promotes his book, The New Digital Age.
Laura Entis
SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love
Growth Strategies

SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love

The U.S. Small Business Administration, widely considered near useless to high-tech startups, has made two efforts in as many weeks to woo this innovative group of entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
These 20 Teenagers Are Getting $100,000 Each to Drop Out of School and Become Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

These 20 Teenagers Are Getting $100,000 Each to Drop Out of School and Become Entrepreneurs

A look at the next wave of grant recipients in tech investor Peter Thiel's fellowship program.
Where to Look for Grant Money for Your Business
Starting a Business

Where to Look for Grant Money for Your Business

Grant funding isn't just for nonprofits. Startups can also secure grant money. Finding a good match is the hard part. Here are some ideas for launching your search.
Entrepreneur Staff
Need Help Paying for College? Win a Scholarship for Young Treps
Starting a Business

Need Help Paying for College? Win a Scholarship for Young Treps

If you're a young entrepreneur who's planning to start college in the fall, this scholarship may be for you. But hurry, the deadline to apply is December 17.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Move Over, Kickstarter: Microfunding Sites Target Local Communities
Finance

Move Over, Kickstarter: Microfunding Sites Target Local Communities

Several new funding sites are emerging to give entrepreneurs and creatives the chance to realize their goals one step -- and one community -- at a time.
Brian Patrick Eha
How to Win a $100,000 Purpose Prize
Growth Strategies

How to Win a $100,000 Purpose Prize

Director Alexandra Kent shares some pointers for social entrepreneurs. The deadline is March 30.
Michelle V. Rafter
Lawmakers OK Small-Business Research Programs
Finance

Lawmakers OK Small-Business Research Programs

Lawmakers moved to extend and expand two key small business research programs facing expiration this week. See what changes may come down the pike.
Diana Ransom
Intuit Program Awards Grants to Help Spur Local Jobs
Finance

Intuit Program Awards Grants to Help Spur Local Jobs

Need a nudge to hire a new employee? The financial software company is offering funding to small businesses that create jobs.
Gwen Moran