News and Articles About The Government

Immigrants Can Shed Fears of Entering the Startup World -- With These Strategies
Immigrants

Immigrants Can Shed Fears of Entering the Startup World -- With These Strategies

Owning a company is an achievable goal for newcomers to America. Here's how.
Zeynep Ilgaz
How 'Small Business' and 'Entrepreneur' Fare in State of the Union Addresses
Starting a Business

How 'Small Business' and 'Entrepreneur' Fare in State of the Union Addresses

Small businesses and entrepreneurs were mentioned just six times in Obama's speech. We examine how often past presidents have put them in the spotlight.
Diana Ransom
Do Small Businesses Really Need the SBA's Help?
Starting a Business

Do Small Businesses Really Need the SBA's Help?

The SBA's Small Business Development Centers serve over 500,000 entrepreneurs a year, but they're still on the budget chopping block.
Carol Tice
Five Resources for Turning Vets into Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Five Resources for Turning Vets into Entrepreneurs

For the men and women of the U.S. military, starting a business in this economy can be tricky. Here are the government programs that aim to help veterans strike out on their own.
Diana Ransom
A Definitive Guide to Government Grants
Starting a Business

A Definitive Guide to Government Grants

Everything you need to know in order to get a government grant.
Starting a Business

Virtual Classroom

SBA Small Business Classroom on the Web
Starting a Business

40 Government Sites You Can't Live Without

Whether it's a loan, a contract or regulatory information you seek, these sites are just what you need to get acquainted with what the government can do to help you start or grow your business.
Starting a Business

Have a Little Class

Small-business newbies can learn the ropes online.
Starting a Business

Veterans

Entrepreneurial centers focus on those who've served.
Starting a Business

Wish Granted: Government Start-Up Help

If you're disabled or a veteran looking for start-up financing, our Shoestring Start-Up Expert has a few leads for you.
Starting a Business

In The 'Hood

The world's growing at Internet speed, but your local economic development agency's still watching out for you.
Starting a Business

Ladies First

So it's said. But women are still debating ways to battle the old boy network.
Starting a Business

Uncle Sam Wants You

Funding from the Small Business Innovation Research program
Starting a Business

Know the SCORE

Free counseling and affordable workshops for entrepreneurs