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  • From Lab to Market: DOE's America’s Next Top Energy Innovator Program

    Last week, the Department of Energy launched an expanded version of its popular America’s Next Top Energy Innovator Program—which, since 2011, has unleashed the National Laboratories’ unlicensed patents for use by startups looking to build their businesses and bring energy technologies from the lab to the marketplace.The announcement advances the Administration’s Startup America initiative to promote high-growth entrepreneurship.

  • Startup America for a Stronger America

    Entrepreneurs from across the country gathered at the White House to celebrate Startup America’s two-year anniversary by presenting ambitious plans for growing vibrant startup communities in Arizona, Colorado, DC, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, North Carolina, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • A Whole-of-Government Commitment to Inclusive Entrepreneurial Growth

    The Obama Administration recently released a detailed action plan to achieve the goal of increasing Federal services to entrepreneurs and small businesses, with an emphasis on startups and growing firms and underserved markets.

  • New DOL-SBA Website Encourages Entrepreneurship

    The Small Business Administration and Department of Labor announced a new website that helps states offer self-employment assistance programs to those looking to create jobs in their communities.

  • A New Front Door for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

    President Obama is committed to attracting the world’s best and brightest entrepreneurs to start the next great companies here in the United States, and the new Entrepreneur Pathways is an important and concrete next step to facilitating that.

  • Fueling American Entrepreneurship With Open Data

    For decades, entrepreneurs have used government data from Global Positioning Systems, weather monitoring stations, and other sources to power their products and services.

  • Small Business Google Hangout on Wednesday, Sept. 19

    On Wednesday, September 19, join NASA Administrator Bolden, and SBA Administrator Karen Mills for a Google+ Hangout with ATA Engineering, one of the small businesses that made the Mars Science Laboratory mission landing a success.

  • Patent Reform: Celebrating the One Year Anniversary of the America Invents Act

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is implementing the legislation in a manner that makes it easier for American entrepreneurs and businesses to bring their inventions to the marketplace sooner, converting their ideas into new products and new jobs.

  • Women Entrepreneurs Are Creating Jobs: An Interactive Timeline

    American companies have added more than 4.3 million jobs over the past 27 months. Behind that number are countless small businesses – entrepreneurs with bold ideas and a willingness to dream big -- meet some of them using this interactive tool.

  • Ask an Entrepreneur: How Do Small Businesses Benefit from Federal Research Grants?