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Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 7:29 PM EDT
President Obama announces SupplierPay, a new partnership with the private sector that will strengthen America's small businesses by increasing their working capital. And he's also renewing the QuickPay initiative for federal small business subcontractors.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 11:15 AM EDT
Today, the President will travel to Minnesota, where he'll meet Rebekah -- a mom from Minneapolis -- for the first in a series of "Day in the Life" trips he'll be taking around the country this summer.
Posted byon May 12, 2014 at 3:32 PM EDT
Today U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet kicked off National Small Business Week by launching a $2.5 million competition for startup accelerators and other entrepreneurial ecosystem models to compete for monetary prizes of $50,000 each to fund their operating budgets. To award the prizes, an expert panel of judges will consider each applicant’s stated mission, founding team members, and business goals among other core components.
Posted byon May 12, 2014 at 2:29 PM EDT
This week, America’s celebrates the difference-makers in our economy as we kickoff National Small Business Week at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco.
Posted byon April 8, 2014 at 9:56 AM EDT
President Obama and Vice President Biden participate in a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for Maria Contreras-Sweet as the new Administrator of the Small Business Administration
Posted byon February 8, 2014 at 12:29 PM EDT
Since declaring in this year's State of the Union that 2014 will be a "year of action," the President has taken multiple executive actions to provide more opportunity for more Americans.
Posted byon January 15, 2014 at 8:14 PM EDT
Maria Contreras-Sweet, President Obama's nominee to lead the Small Business Administration, knows first hand what it means to start a small business and has a proven track record of helping other small businesses succeed.
Posted byon November 29, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT
The day after Thanksgiving is Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate and support small businesses in the holiday season and all they do for their communities.
Posted byon November 27, 2013 at 4:02 PM EDT
This Saturday, November 30th, White House and Cabinet Officials, along with millions of Americans around the country, will pay tribute to small businesses, which drive our economy, and help to define the spirit of our communities.
Posted byon November 27, 2013 at 11:02 AM EDT
With Thanksgiving and Small Business Saturday around the corner, it’s a great season to highlight Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) small businesses. This day is a great reminder of the small businesses that help keep our economy running.