Top 10 Reasons We <3 Small Business

Seattle District Office  - Feb. 13, 2019

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Top 10 Reasons We Love Small Business

Small businesses are the heart of Washington’s economy. This Valentine’s Day, the SBA Seattle District Office sends entrepreneurs this valentine with the top 10 reasons why we love small business.

Small businesses in Washington…                                                                    

  1. Care about their communities – More than 590,900 small businesses are located in nearly every community and neighborhood in the state.
  2. Create jobs – Two out of every three new jobs created in the U.S. are from small businesses.
  3. Grow the global economy – 89.3 percent of Washington exporters are small firms.
  4. Represent the diversity of America – Approximately 92,772 small businesses in Washington are minority-owned with the number of firms increasing.
  5. Value military experience – Nearly one in 10 small businesses are owned by veterans.

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Port Angeles - HUBZone 101

Join the SBA and Washington State Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for this free workshop where you'll learn how a HUBZone certification might help your small business to land government contracts. 

Wednesday, Feb. 20 | 1 to 3 p.m.

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