Remembering 9/11 | WOSB Program Explained | Ideas for Reducing Regulatory Barriers

Remembering 9/11 and How to be a Part of National Day of Service

This Sunday marks the tenth anniversary of 9/11. You can find – or create – local opportunities to honor the victims and heroes of 9/11 at www.serve.gov.

Leveling the Federal Contracting Playing Field

The SBA Woman-Owned Small Business Program Explained

Did you know that SBA recently launched a woman-owned small business contracting program? Here’s what you need to know about the program, the industries that are eligible, and the steps you need to take to get your business certified to participate.

5 Areas that Entrepreneurs and Investors Suggest to Reduce Barriers for Small Businesses

Drawing on ideas we received through the Startup America national tour, we've summarized 5 areas of ideas from small business owners, investors and others to help reduce regulatory barriers for startups. 
> Read the full report: Startup America: Reducing Barriers [PDF]

Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week 2011

Are you a minority business owner looking to grow your business through government contracting? Are you seeking to network with other minority businesses? You may be interested in attending Minority Enterprise Development Week in Washington, D.C.

Export.gov Video Contest Deadline Extended to Sept 30th

SBA is teaming up with Visa to ask small business owners: “Where will your next customer come from?” To recognize successful small exporters and increase awareness toward federal assistance for exporters, we’re sponsoring an Exporting Video Contest. We want to hear your exporting story in a short, original video. 

The contest will award monetary prizes to five successful small business exporters representing a variety of industries. The deadline to submit your entry has been extended to September 30, 2011.  

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