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28 Apr, 2017, 10:48 ET National Small Business Week 2017 Kicks Off April 30

U.S. Small Administration kicks off National Small Business Week 2017 on April 30 in the nation's capital by having SBA Administrator Linda McMahon...


27 Apr, 2017, 17:22 ET National Small Business Week kicks off in Washington, D.C. April 30-May 1

Administrator Linda McMahon, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will be the keynote speaker to kick off the first leg of the 2017...


26 Apr, 2017, 14:13 ET Family-Owned Steel Company and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Environmental Firms Win Top Federal Contracting Awards

A family-owned steel and manufacturing firm, QMF Steel, Inc., from Campbell, Texas and IO Environmental and Infrastructure, Inc., a...


25 Apr, 2017, 16:54 ET SBA's Top Resource Partners to be Honored at National Small Business Week

The U.S. Small Business Administration is recognizing the 2017 National Small Business Week resource partner awardees for their achievements in...


24 Apr, 2017, 15:31 ET SBA Administrator to Kick Off National SBIR Conference

U.S. Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon will kick off the 2017 National SBIR Conference on May 16 at the Gaylord Hotel and Conference...


24 Apr, 2017, 13:36 ET New York City Investment Firm Named Small Business Investment Company of the Year

Deerpath Capital Management, LP of New York City, has been named the 2017 Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) of the Year by the U.S. Small...


21 Apr, 2017, 11:16 ET Four Heroes Win SBA's 2017 Phoenix Award For Outstanding Disaster Recovery Efforts

A South Carolina mayor who championed his city's post-disaster economic recovery, a volunteer who extended herself to support a small West Virginia...


19 Apr, 2017, 13:57 ET National Small Business Week cosponsors hosting training webinars/webcast May 2-4

As part of National Small Business Week, April 30 – May 6, the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE and cosponsors from Visa, YP,...


19 Apr, 2017, 10:58 ET Pennsylvania Small Business Wins SBA's 2017 Exporter of the Year Award

Abram's Bed LLC, doing business as The Safety Sleeper™, has been named Small Business Exporter of the Year by the U.S. Small Business...


18 Apr, 2017, 16:14 ET National Small Business Week 2017 to Kick-off in the Nation's Capital

National Small Business Week 2017 kicks off at the end of this month with an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. where national award...


17 Apr, 2017, 12:48 ET Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation Wins SBA's 2017 Jody C. Raskind Lender Award

The Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC), a Milwaukee-based nonprofit organization serving women entrepreneurs, is the...


12 Apr, 2017, 14:54 ET SBA Announces Small Business Innovation National Road Tour

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced it will launch an 11-state, 15-stop road tour led by the SBA's Small Business...


05 Apr, 2017, 11:33 ET SBA Recognizes Export Lenders BB&T, First American Bank and World Trade Finance Inc.

The U.S. Small Business Administration today honored BB&T and First American Bank as the 2017 SBA Export Lenders of the Year, respectively for...


27 Mar, 2017, 13:42 ET SBA Awards Funding to Organizations Offering Entrepreneurship Training to Women Veterans and Military Spouses

The U.S. Small Business Administration this week announced the awarding of $300,000 in Women Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program grants to...


23 Mar, 2017, 16:48 ET SBA Administrator Linda McMahon Appoints William Manger as Head of Capital Access

Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that William Manger will serve as Associate...


23 Mar, 2017, 15:48 ET SBA Co-Hosts Global SME Ministerial Conference in South Africa

The U.S. Small Business Administration and South Africa's Ministry of Small Business Development and Global Entrepreneurship Network recently...


22 Mar, 2017, 15:26 ET SBA Administrator Linda McMahon Appoints Joseph Shepard as Head of Investment and Innovation

Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Joseph Shepard will serve as the Associate Administrator...


22 Mar, 2017, 09:34 ET SBA Administrator Announces National Small Business Week Awardees

Administrator Linda McMahon, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, today announced the 2017 National Small Business Week awardees for...


16 Mar, 2017, 10:42 ET SBA Administrator Honors Nation's Top Small Businesses

Administrator Linda McMahon, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced today this year's Small Business Person of the Year...


13 Mar, 2017, 14:42 ET SBA Announces National Small Business Week

Today, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Administrator Linda McMahon announced that this year's National Small Business...


10 Mar, 2017, 14:37 ET SBA Expands its Emerging Leaders Initiative Helping Small Businesses to Thrive

The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced the launch of the 2017 Emerging Leaders Initiative, a seven-month executive-level training...


27 Feb, 2017, 15:45 ET SBA Administrator Linda McMahon Appoints Mary Anne Bradfield as Chief of Staff

Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that Mary Anne Bradfield will serve as her new Chief of...


15 Feb, 2017, 11:16 ET Linda McMahon Confirmed By Senate as SBA Administrator

The U.S. Senate confirmed on Tuesday President Donald Trump's nomination of Linda E. McMahon as the 25th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business...


20 Jan, 2017, 08:50 ET SBA Announces New Initiative with GIIRS Rating System for Private Funds and Companies

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet today announced a new initiative with Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS), an innovative rating...


19 Jan, 2017, 17:04 ET SBA Administrator Appoints New Members to Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet has named three new members for a three-year term to the Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs...