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Meet the National Small Business Persons of the Year

Billy and Brook Taylor of Portland, OR-based Pacifica are the 2014 National Small Business Persons of the Year. Learn more about their business and their story in this short video.

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Did you miss National Small Business Week 2014?

We have all of the educational events archived on our YouTube page, including 5 new how-to webinars!


SBA Launches Growth Accelerator Fund

SBA is launching a $2.5 million competition for accelerators and other entrepreneurial ecosystem models to compete for monetary prizes of $50,000 each to fund operating budgets.

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Free Affordable Care Act 101 webinar covering healthcare reform and your small business hosted by SBA and Small Business Majority. Click to RSVP today

Affordable Care Act 101 Webinars

The SBA and Small Business Majority will continue to host free Affordable Care Act 101 weekly webinars so small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and how they can enroll in health insurance marketplaces.

Join us every Thursday at 2pm ET:


ChallengeHer — Opportunities & Access to Federal Contracts for Women-Owned Small Businesses

If you’re a woman-owned small business looking to contract with the federal government and seeking assistance on how to navigate in the federal procurement arena, we have good news that can help!

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Upcoming ChallengeHER Events:


8(a) Webinar: How to Prepare and Submit your 8(a) Application – Tips for Success

Learn how the 8(a) BD Program works, its eligibility requirements and benefits and get tips on completing your application. Join us on May 21 at 2pm ET if your firm is an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO), Community Development Corporation (CDC) or Tribally Owned. 

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