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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.
Posted byon November 25, 2013 at 4:43 PM EDT
From the Main Street shops to the high-tech startups, small businesses are the backbone of our economy and the cornerstones of a diverse and thriving marketplace. By shopping small and supporting local business, we all have a role to play in giving millions of families the opportunity to achieve the American dream.
Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 11:30 AM EDT
Today—marking the first full week of National Entrepreneurship Month—the Department of Commerce released a new report entitled The Innovative and Entrepreneurial University, underscoring the increasingly diverse ways in which colleges and universities across America are promoting cultures of entrepreneurship on campus and encouraging students to start companies.
Posted byon October 12, 2013 at 7:00 PM EDT
On Friday, the President met with nine small business owners from across the country about the impacts of the ongoing federal government shutdown on their businesses and updated them on where things stand on efforts in Congress to avoid a first-ever default in the nation’s credit.
Posted byon October 3, 2013 at 2:30 PM EDT
Today the President visited M. Luis Construction Company where he highlighted the economic impact of the shutdown and urged Speaker Boehner to reopen the government by putting a funding bill free of partisan demands to a simple yes or no vote.