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  • Small Business Saturday is November 30th

    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.

  • Going Big for Small Business Saturday

    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.

  • Small Business Saturday

    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.

  • On November 30th, Start the Holiday Season by Shopping Small

    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.

  • Startup Culture Flourishes on America’s College Campuses

    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.

  • President Obama Meets with Small Business Owners to Discuss the Impacts of the Government Shutdown

    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.

  • President Obama: Just Vote and End This Shutdown

    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.

  • Stronger Small Businesses For A Stronger Economy

    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.

  • RFP-EZ 2.0: Expanding Opportunities for Small Businesses

    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.

  • Chicago Regional Interagency Working Group: Continuing the Dialogue with the AAPI Community

    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.