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May 20, 2016, 11:30 ET SBA Administrator Appoints New Members to National Small Business Development Center Advisory Board

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet has named five new members for a three-year term to the National Small Business Development Center (SBDC)...


May 17, 2016, 16:20 ET Six New Veterans Business Outreach Centers Open

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced $1.5 million in grant funding for six additional Veterans Business Outreach...


May 16, 2016, 13:53 ET Tomorrow: Learn Hurricane Season Business Continuity Tips at Free Webinar

 The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1, and President Obama has designated the week of May 15 National Hurricane Preparedness...


May 06, 2016, 12:00 ET 12:30PM ET TODAY: Obama Cabinet Members, SBA 'Exporter of the Year' Hold Press Call on Impact of Trans-Pacific Partnership on Florida SMEs

TODAY, Friday, May 6 at 12:30PM ET head of the U.S. Small Business Administration Maria Contreras-Sweet and United States Trade Representative...


May 05, 2016, 21:23 ET 12:30PM ET TOMORROW: Obama Cabinet Members, SBA 'Exporter of the Year' Hold Press Call on Impact of Trans-Pacific Partnership on Florida SMEs

 TOMORROW, Friday, May 6 at 12:30PM ET Head of the U.S. Small Business Administration Maria Contreras-Sweet and United States Trade...


May 03, 2016, 14:59 ET National Small Business Week 2016 in Full Swing

On Sunday and Monday the U.S. Small Administration kicked off National Small Business Week 2016 in the nation's capital by having SBA Administrator...


May 03, 2016, 07:47 ET SBA Administrator to visit San Jose and Oakland as part of National Small Business Week

 As part of National Small Business Week, SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet will attend the 5th Annual Summit on Entrepreneurship and...


May 02, 2016, 16:50 ET SBA Launches 3rd Annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition to Award $3.95 Million for Small Business Startups

For the third year, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is launching an Accelerator Growth Fund competition for accelerators and other...


May 02, 2016, 10:58 ET SBA Names California's Equator Coffees & Teas 2016 National Small Business of the Year

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business...


May 02, 2016, 00:07 ET Businessman Mark Cuban to speak at National Small Business Week award ceremony on Monday.

 Billionaire entrepreneur and businessman Mark Cuban will join SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet in Monday's National Small Business Week...


May 01, 2016, 08:36 ET President Obama Proclaims National Small Business Week, 2016

 National Small Business Week celebrations kicked-off today in the nation's capital with more than 80 national award winners from...


Apr 29, 2016, 15:24 ET National Small Business Week Heads to Phoenix May 5

 SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet will be in Phoenix Thursday, May 5 to kick off day five of National Small Business Week.  The...


Apr 29, 2016, 13:49 ET SBA Administrator Addresses "New American" Entrepreneurs at 5th Annual Summit on Entrepreneurship and Innovation

 Continuing her whirlwind tour of several states and cities as part of National Small Business Week, SBA Administrator Maria...


Apr 29, 2016, 08:51 ET National Small Business Week Celebration Coming to New York on Tuesday

 SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, Broderick Johnson, Special Assistant to President Obama and Cabinet Secretary, and SBA's My Brother's...


Apr 28, 2016, 13:53 ET SBA Administrator Hosts Veterans Entrepreneurship Chat in Phoenix During National Small Business Week

On day five of National Small Business Week, Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet from the U.S. Small Business Administration will hold a small...


Apr 28, 2016, 12:05 ET Obama Cabinet Member Promotes Millennial Entrepreneurship with SBA MBK Millennial Entrepreneur Champion during National Small Business Week at World Famous Apollo Theater

  SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, Broderick Johnson an Obama Cabinet Secretary, and SBA's My Brother's Keeper Millennial Entrepreneur...


Apr 28, 2016, 11:55 ET SBA Releases FY2015 Small Business Procurement Scorecard Marking Federal Agencies' Contracting Achievements

 The U.S. Small Business Administration today released its annual Small Business Procurement Scorecards, which provide an assessment of each...


Apr 27, 2016, 15:34 ET SBA Administrator and Governor John Hickenlooper to Honor Colorado's Leading Entrepreneurs

 Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet from the U.S. Small Business Administration will join Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper in...


Apr 27, 2016, 12:54 ET SBA Deputy Administrator to Discuss Small Business Trends and the Impact of Tech and Film Industries on Entrepreneurs at Atlanta National Small Business Week Event

SBA Deputy Administrator Douglas Kramer will lead day two of National Small Business Week events in Atlanta with an arm chair discussion on trends...


Apr 27, 2016, 11:36 ET National Small Business Week to kick-off in Nation's Capital this Weekend

In a detailed news release Monday, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced that the kickoff for the 2016 National Small Business Week will...


Apr 25, 2016, 16:27 ET SBA to Kick Off First Leg of National Small Business Week Events in Nation's Capital on May 1-2

 Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will be the keynote speaker to kick off the first leg...


Apr 25, 2016, 11:05 ET SBA Announces Results of 2015 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard

 On Thursday, April 28, John Shoraka, Associate Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Government Contracting and...


Apr 22, 2016, 14:33 ET SBA Releases New "My Brother's Keeper" Videos to Celebrate Millennial Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Small Business Administration is celebrating the second anniversary of President Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative today by...


Apr 22, 2016, 10:56 ET Family-Owned Engineering & Roofing Firms Win Top Federal Contracting Awards

 Two family-owned and operated firms, McLaughlin Research Corporation (MRC), an engineering firm from Connecticut and Sound Roof Systems, Ltd.,...


Apr 22, 2016, 10:21 ET SBA Recognizes Leading Resource Partners during National Small Business Week

 Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is recognizing the 2016 National Small Business Week resource...