Utah District Office January 2013 Newsletter

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January 10, 2013

Utah District Office January 2013 Newsletter

U.S. Small Business Administration

Deadline Extended for U.S. Small Business Week Nominations - January 31, 2013 

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Utah District Office is seeking nominations for the 2013 Small Business Week Awards.  The deadline has been extended to Thursday, January 31, 2013.  Also a new category has been added to the nomination process - Small Business Exporter of the Year.  For additional information, please contact Georgia Yoshida, 801-524-3217 or georgia.yoshida@sba.gov.

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SBA Seeks Applications from Investment Fund Managers for Year Two of its Early Stage Capital Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration is inviting experienced early stage investment fund managers to apply for licensing as Early Stage Innovation Funds as part of SBA's Small Business Investment Company capital investment program.  The deadline for filing the Managment Application Questionnaires (MAQs) for the Early Stage Innovation Fund program is March 1, 2013, 5:00 p.m. EST.

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SBA and U.S. Labor Department Announce New Website to Help States Implement Self-Employment Assistance Programs

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of Labor jointly announced a new website to support state workforce unemployment agencies in implementing or enhancing Self-Employment Assistance programs.  The announcement expands on guidance issued in May, which included $35 millionin funding for states to implement or expand these programs made possible through the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

SCORE Workshop Wednesday, Jan 16 Wednesday Feb 20

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

801-746-2269

 

8(a) Workshop   

Tuesday, Jan 29   

Tuesday, Feb 28

10:00 am - 12:00 n

801-524-3209