SBA: Virtual Military Spouse Entrepreneur Summit Scheduled for May 25th

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Veterans Business Development will host a virtual Military Spouse Entrepreneur Summit in collaboration with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes on Thursday, May 25, from 1-3:30 p.m. ET. This event furthers the priorities set forth by First Lady Jill Biden’s Joining Forces initiative. This free event […]

SBA: Second Annual America’s Seed Fund Week Connecting Entrepreneurs to Early-Stage R&D Funding Announced

America’s Seed Fund Week brings together tech startups and America’s Seed Fund agencies and resources to support economic growth Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced the 2nd annual America’s Seed Fund Week. Taking place from […]

SBA: Expanded Support for Veteran Small Business Owners Announced

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced $3.5 million in grant awards to support outreach organizations focused on veteran small businesses. The grants provide critical funding to create new Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOCs) in Alaska, California, Colorado, Iowa, Nebraska, Nevada, and South Carolina, strengthening training and counseling services for aspiring […]

SBA: 2023 Application for T.H.R.I.V.E. Executive Level Business Training for Entrepreneurs Announced

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the opening of the 2023 application for a redesigned c-suite level training program for small business leaders, formerly known as Emerging Leaders. “T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders Reimagined initiative will provide up-and-coming small business leaders with tools, knowledge, and access to the best and the brightest minds in economic development […]

SBA: Resource Partners of the Year Announced

Winners offer outstanding counseling and funding opportunities for entrepreneurs Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced four Resource Partners of the Year awards. SBA Resource Partners, funded in part by the SBA, provide America’s small businesses with technical assistance, training, and access to capital. In the first two years of the Biden-Harris […]

SBA: America’s Women Entrepreneurs Recognized During the SBA Second Annual Women’s Business Summit

In honor of Women’s History Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) held a two-day Women’s Business Summit on March 28-29, 2023, which drew more than 10,000 participants. Attendees heard from President Biden, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, the Senate Small Business Committee Chair Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), the House Small Business Committee […]

SBA: Second Annual Women’s Business Summit Announced for March 28-29, 2023

The summit convenes women entrepreneurs and thought leaders from across the public and private sectors In honor of Women’s History Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will hold its 2023 Women’s Business Summit from March 28-29, 2023. The two-day hybrid summit will feature virtual panels, “Ask an Expert” workshops, and fireside chats […]

SBA: Registration Opens for National Small Business Week Virtual Summit Taking Place in May 2023

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and SCORE, mentors to America’s small businesses and a resource partner of the SBA, announced that registration for the 2023 National Small Business Week Virtual Summit is now open. The two-day online event will take place from May 2-3, 2023. Attendance is free of charge, but registration […]

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 […]