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Posted byon May 20, 2011 at 6:05 PM EDT
In his Proclamation naming this Small Business Week, the President explains that “small businesses are the backbone of our economy and the cornerstones of America's promise.” Veterans increasingly make up part of that backbone as entrepreneurs translating their service-related skills into job-creating companies.
Posted byon May 16, 2011 at 6:00 AM EDT
Karen Mills, Administrator of the Small Business Administration, discusses the release of The Small Business Agenda: Growing America’s Small Businesses to Win the Future report. The report details the many things the Administration has done over the past two years to help small businesses do what they do best: create jobs.
Posted byon May 13, 2011 at 12:51 PM EDT
Lorraine Hariton, Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs at the Department of State, describes a White House Business Council roundtable in Sacramento.
Posted byon May 11, 2011 at 5:17 PM EDT
The economic security and vitality of the United States has always been deeply rooted in American innovation. Time and time again, the story of our growth has been written by the daring drive of entrepreneurs who were willing to roll the dice on just an idea.
Posted byon May 11, 2011 at 9:06 AM EDT
Fifteen years ago, Boulder was considered a sleepy college town known mostly for its great rock-climbing. Today, Boulder is home to one of the strongest entrepreneurial communities in the country, with close to 200 fledgling tech companies and a city campaign that proclaims “Boulder is for startups.”
Posted byon May 2, 2011 at 1:55 PM EDT
Starting today and until December 15, start-up companies can apply for one of the Department of Energy's thousands of unlicensed patents for greatly reduced cost and paperwork.
Posted byon April 26, 2011 at 9:50 AM EDT
Dr. Rebecca Blank, Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs and Martha N. Johnson, Administrator, General Services Administration, hold a roundtable with the business community in Seattle.
Posted byon April 25, 2011 at 11:38 AM EDT
When the White House launched the Startup America initiative less than 90 days ago, the President issued a call to action to the private sector, challenging leaders of companies, universities, and foundations to dramatically accelerate the success of America’s high-growth entrepreneurs.
Posted byon April 20, 2011 at 1:33 PM EDT
The Shared Responsibility and Shared Prosperity town hall hosted by the President will be followed by two panel discussions, one focused on the Startup America initiative to accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship and one focused on the role of Women in Technology.
Posted byon April 20, 2011 at 8:46 AM EDT
Following the President's Facebook town hall this afternoon, join Council of Economic Advisors Chairman Austan Goolsbee and a group of entrepreneurs for a livestreamed panel on Startup America, the White House-led initiative to encourage and accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship across the country.