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Health-Care Innovators Get President Obama's Attention
Technology

Health-Care Innovators Get President Obama's Attention

The CEOs of health-care tech companies met with President Obama to discuss how technology can be used to bring down the cost of health care for Americans.
Catherine Clifford
Fran Tarkenton on Winning as a Self-Taught Entrepreneur
National Small Business Week

Fran Tarkenton on Winning as a Self-Taught Entrepreneur

The football-pro and serial entrepreneur will speak in Washington, D.C., at National Small Business Week. Here he reflects on what he learned along his entrepreneurial journey.
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

Entrepreneurs, Politicians Join in a Virtual March on Washington for Immigration Reform

A group of lawmakers and innovators press Congress to pass an immigration overhaul.
Catherine Clifford
The 10 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs to Live After Graduation (Infographic)
Starting a Business

The 10 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs to Live After Graduation (Infographic)

With graduation day just around the corner, find out the best places for new grads to live.
Andrea Huspeni
SBA Budget Whacked $92 Million By Sequestration
Finance

SBA Budget Whacked $92 Million By Sequestration

The Small Business Administration's budget has to be chopped by 5 percent across the board as a result of forced budget cuts.
Catherine Clifford
A Look Inside Washington D.C.'s Startup Scene
Starting a Business

A Look Inside Washington D.C.'s Startup Scene

Politicians aren't the only movers and shakers in the U.S. capital. A highly educated population and revitalized urban core make Washington, D.C., an ideal spot for launching a new venture, according to these eight startups.
Sarah Max
How to 'Virtually' March on Washington for Immigration Reform
Growth Strategies

How to 'Virtually' March on Washington for Immigration Reform

Technology and innovation leaders spearhead an online movement to push U.S. lawmakers to pass immigration reform.
Catherine Clifford
Donald Trump for SBA Chief? Our Facebook Fans Weigh In
Growth Strategies

Donald Trump for SBA Chief? Our Facebook Fans Weigh In

We asked our readers who they want to replace Karen Mills at the helm of the Small Business Administration.
Catherine Clifford
A Powerful City Finds Its Entrepreneurial Groove
Starting a Business

A Powerful City Finds Its Entrepreneurial Groove

With a crop of startups and hot new accelerators, Washington, D.C., finally has "density" when it comes to entrepreneurs.
Sarah Max
Crowdfunders Step Up Lobbying for SEC Rules
Starting a Business

Crowdfunders Step Up Lobbying for SEC Rules

Members of the crowdfunding community descended on Washington, D.C., calling for the regulatory agency to finalize rules.
Catherine Clifford
What Small-Business Owners Want to Hear at the State of the Union Address
Growth Strategies

What Small-Business Owners Want to Hear at the State of the Union Address

Here is a rundown of what entrepreneurs will be listening for from the President in his annual address to Congress.
Catherine Clifford
Karen Mills to Leave the SBA
Growth Strategies

Karen Mills to Leave the SBA

The head of the Small Business Administration announced Monday that she will be leaving her post.
Catherine Clifford
New Site Accuses NFIB of Political Partisanship
Leadership

New Site Accuses NFIB of Political Partisanship

The Center for Media and Democracy launches www.NFIBexposed.org, claiming the small-business trade group leans right and supports big-business causes.
Catherine Clifford