Economic Development Programs
SBA invests more than $1 million into a community of mapping and location-based technology startups surrounding the NASA Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
The Republican challenger delivered an important message for economic development at the Clinton Global Initiative. U.S. foreign aid, he said, should be linked to efforts to promote free enterprise in the developing world.
When it comes to landing federal procurement contracts, getting certified under various set-aside programs can improve your chances. But a HUBZone status can easily slip away as an area changes.
An initiative by Starbucks and Opportunity Finance Network is pouring small-business funding into private lending institutions
To foster entrepreneurship among minorities and in urban centers, a concentration of wealthy investors and academic, government and business institutions first needs to come together. A recent panel at Rutgers University put a spotlight on the issues.
Starting a Business
Artists gave Chattanooga's Southside a new life--and the neighborhood returned the favor.
Two architects in Providence, R.I., contained their plans and found new reasons to recommit themselves to their city along the way.