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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
Top 3 Candidates to Lead the U.S. Small Business Administration
Leadership

Top 3 Candidates to Lead the U.S. Small Business Administration

Karen Mills announced last week that she will be leaving her post at the helm of the SBA. Here's a look at potential candidates to replace her.
Catherine Clifford
SBA Chief Karen Mills Leaving With No Replacement Named
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford
This Kind of Cluster Could Actually Help Your Business
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford
Growth Strategies

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

The Small Business Administration releases its scorecard measuring federal procurement in fiscal year 2012.
Catherine Clifford
Small Business Person of the Year Helps Veterans Take Flight
Growth Strategies

Small Business Person of the Year Helps Veterans Take Flight

John Stonecipher, the entrepreneur who launched a helicopter flight school, was recognized at National Small Business Week.
Catherine Clifford
SBA Roadshow for Small Business Week's 50-Year Anniversary
Growth Strategies

SBA Roadshow for Small Business Week's 50-Year Anniversary

The U.S. Small Business Administration is holding events across the U.S. next week highlighting the contributions entrepreneurs and small-business owners.
Catherine Clifford
Growth Strategies

Small-Business Stars of 2013: State Standouts

Each year, the U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes one person from each state and U.S. territory to be considered for a national title.
Catherine Clifford
Growth Strategies

Hurricane Season Is Upon Us: How to Get Your Business Ready

June 1 is the beginning of the 2013 hurricane season. Here are eight steps to get your business and employees prepared.
Catherine Clifford
Still Waiting for Obama's SBA Chief Nominee
Growth Strategies

Still Waiting for Obama's SBA Chief Nominee

The White House has yet to select a replacement for Karen Mills, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Catherine Clifford
Finance

SBA Secures Pledge from Banks to Lend More to Veteran Entrepreneurs

The government's small-business agency announces a pledge to support approximately 2,000 additional businesses.
Catherine Clifford
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford
Questions About Health Reforms? Ask the SBA
Growth Strategies

Questions About Health Reforms? Ask the SBA

The agency has trained partners and employees to guide businesses through the upcoming health care reforms.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Obama's Budget: What's In It for Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

Obama's Budget: What's In It for Entrepreneurs

The White House released its fiscal year 2014 budget proposal today. Here's a look at what's in it for small-business owners and entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford