SBA: Research Sheds New Light on Small Business Exporters

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released new findings from a commissioned study on the Total Addressable Market (TAM) of small business exporters in America.  Among the key findings from the study is new data, based on recent business surveys, that places the number of exporting small businesses at 1.3 million – an almost […]

SBA: 2023 State Small Business Persons of the Year Recognized

Top entrepreneurs to be formally recognized during National Small Business Week Awards Ceremony Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and voice in President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s 33 million small businesses, announced today the 2023 Small Business Persons of the Year from each of the 50 […]

SBA: New HUBZone Map Update Expands Small Business Program Participtaion and Federal Contract Eligibility

Hundreds of Small Firms in Economically Disadvantaged Areas May Now Qualify for HUBZone Certification Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the launch of a new Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) preview map, which shows that hundreds of firms in newly released designated underserved areas will become eligible to apply for HUBZone certification, […]

SBA: DoD and SBA Sign Joint Agreement to Drive Investment to U.S. Critical Technologies at South by Southwest Festival in Austin

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced that on Friday, March 10, they intend to sign a historic Memorandum of Agreement at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas.  This agreement establishes the framework for DoD’s newly established Office of Strategic Capital […]

SBA: National Small Business Week Announced for April 30th through May 6th

Week-long Celebration takes place April 30 – May 6, Features Awards, Virtual Summit, and Roadshow Tour SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, the voice in President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s over 33 million small businesses, announced National Small Business Week (NSBW) will take place April 30-May 6, 2023. This annual tradition, led by the SBA […]

SBA: Small Business Digital Alliance Marks One-Year Anniversary

A growing list of national members and local allies support small businesses going digital Today, the Small Business Digital Alliance (SBDA), a co-sponsorship between the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)and Business Forward, Inc., celebrates its one-year anniversary. The SBDA provides a comprehensive suite of free digital resources, virtual trainings, and expanded opportunities to help […]

SBA: Cross-Country Latino Prosperity Tour Announced

Initiative will feature Presidential Cabinet members highlighting the Biden-Harris Administration’s whole-of-government commitment to advancing Latino prosperity Following President Biden’s State of Union address on Tuesday, SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman traveled to Tucson, Arizona today to announce plans for the upcoming Biden-Harris Administration Latino Prosperity Tour. This tour will spotlight […]

SBA: Informational Webinars Announced for 2023 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition

Agency to Host Virtual Informational Events for Qualified Applicants February 6-9. Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced virtual events will be held for applicants for its seventh Growth Accelerator Fund Competition (GAFC). The GAFC will offer $13 million in prizes awarded in 2023 and 2024 aimed at expanding growth accelerators […]

SBA: Disaster Enterprise Transformed to Strengthen Support for Disaster-Impacted Communities

The Reimagined Office of Disaster Recovery & Resilience Will Position SBA to Support the Biden-Harris Whole-of-Government Climate Change Response Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice in President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s 33 million small businesses, announced the second stage of the Agency’s realignment […]

SBA: Applications for the SBA Veteran Small Business Certification Program Now Open

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)began accepting applications through the Veteran Small Business Certification (VetCert) program as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to expanding access to resources for Veterans and other underserved populations. The improvements in the customer experience for Veteran entrepreneurs and business owners made by VetCert will build upon the […]