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Posted byon September 11, 2014 at 2:44 PM EDT
For large firms, small minority-owned business outreach amounts to more than just the right thing to do. It is good business. By understanding the needs of small businesses, large firms gain a better understanding of innovative solutions communities have to offer.
Posted byon September 5, 2014 at 9:30 AM EDT
With today’s report, the economy has now added 10 million private-sector jobs since early 2010.
Posted byon August 26, 2014 at 2:49 PM EDT
Today, White House Economist Betsey Stevenson is taking over the popular "I Love Charts" Tumblr blog in honor of Women's Equality Day. Follow along here, or on the White House Tumblr.
Posted byon July 11, 2014 at 7:29 PM EDT
President Obama announces SupplierPay, a new partnership with the private sector that will strengthen America's small businesses by increasing their working capital. And he's also renewing the QuickPay initiative for federal small business subcontractors.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 11:15 AM EDT
Today, the President will travel to Minnesota, where he'll meet Rebekah -- a mom from Minneapolis -- for the first in a series of "Day in the Life" trips he'll be taking around the country this summer.
Posted byon May 12, 2014 at 3:32 PM EDT
Today U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet kicked off National Small Business Week by launching a $2.5 million competition for startup accelerators and other entrepreneurial ecosystem models to compete for monetary prizes of $50,000 each to fund their operating budgets. To award the prizes, an expert panel of judges will consider each applicant’s stated mission, founding team members, and business goals among other core components.
Posted byon May 12, 2014 at 2:29 PM EDT
This week, America’s celebrates the difference-makers in our economy as we kickoff National Small Business Week at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco.
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.