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National Entrepreneurship Week: 10+ Business Resources for Millennial Entrepreneurs

Last week, we celebrated National Entrepreneurship Week by showcasing the great resources that help pave the way for the next generation of entrepreneurs, small business owners and job creators. Check them out!

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Avoiding Entrepreneurial Scams

Are you an entrepreneur looking to get your startup funded? Be careful. Expert Tim Berry shares some advice about how to keep your eyes open and ensure you don't fall victim to scams that claim to help you in your business endeavors.

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Online Course: How to Write a Business Plan

Stumped on your business plan? This course explains the importance of business planning, defines and describes the components of a business plan and provides access to sample plans and resources that can help you develop a very good business plan.

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Anupam Pathak

SBIR Pulse – Improving Confidence with a Spoon? Meet SBIR entrepreneur Anupam Pathak

The 2nd edition of SBIR Pulse features Anupam Pathak, the Founder and CEO of Lift Labs, a start-up company that was funded by NIH SBIR and was recently acquired by Google.

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Changes to Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

Employers should be aware of changes to the small business health care tax credit, a provision in the Affordable Care Act that gives a tax credit to eligible small employers who provide health care to their employees. Beginning in 2014, there are changes to the tax credit that may affect your small business or tax-exempt organization.

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What do you think? Increasing Mentor-Protégé Opportunities for all Small Businesses

SBA recently published a proposed rule to amend its regulations to establish a government-wide Mentor-Protégé Program for all small businesses as directed by the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 and the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 (NDAA). SBA’s current mentor protégé program is only offered to eligible participants in the 8(a) Business Development program.

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> Have comments? Submit them at regulations.gov by April 6.

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

SBA and Small Business Majority will host free Affordable Care Act 101 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 Thursdays at 2 PM ET.

In addition, Spanish-speaking small employers throughout the country can join representatives from SBA, HHS and Small Business Majority for ACA 101 webinars in Spanish on select Tuesdays at 4 PM ET


The Engine of Puerto Rico’s Economic Renewal Will Be Powered By Innovation and Re-invention

Last week, Associate Administrator of the Office of Investment and Innovation, Javier Saade, visited Puerto Rico where he had the chance to meet with one of SBA's Growth Accelerator Fund competition winners, Piloto151.

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