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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.
Posted byon September 20, 2013 at 3:26 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett discusses her meeting with members of the Small Business Majority Network Council at the White House to discuss the President’s plans to grow the economy, support small businesses, and back the entrepreneurial spirit that makes America great.
Posted byon September 18, 2013 at 3:35 PM EDT
Building on the early successes of the RFP-EZ project, the U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced that the new and improved RFP-EZ Marketplace is ready for business and another round of Federal procurement innovation is underway.
Posted byon August 29, 2013 at 5:05 PM EDT
On Friday, August 23, 2013, the Regional Interagency Working Group (RIWG) of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders hosted its second community forum in Illinois. The event – which drew over 50 community members – was hosted by Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth.
Posted byon August 14, 2013 at 5:05 PM EDT
Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and for the 28 million small employers across the country, healthcare is a major concern. The Affordable Care Act provides benefits and opportunities to small businesses that will help increase access to affordable coverage options.
Posted byon August 8, 2013 at 10:09 AM EDT
Across the United States, immigrants are starting and building successful businesses that create good American jobs and promote our country’s economic growth. These businesses form the fabric of our communities, and are part of our uniquely American heritage as a nation of immigrants and innovators.