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America’s Seed Fund Startup Expo

May 25, 11:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SBA's Office of Investment and Innovation is hosting the inaugural innovation venture showcase, providing innovation communities a virtual platform through which to engage with and learn about innovative startups in key categories.

Join for moderated conversations about the future of critical and emerging technologies in:

  • AgTech and Food Security with BlueTrace (Castine, ME); General Probiotics, Inc (Saint Paul, MN); Nucleic Sensing Systems, LLC (Saint Paul, MN)
  • Climate and Energy with Amorphic Tech Ltd (Allentown, PA); Hydroplane Ltd (Lancaster, CA); FGC Plasma Solutions (Middleton, MA)
  • Supply Chain Resiliency with Chromatic 3D Materials (Golden Valley, MN); Delta Development Team, Inc (Tucson, AZ); re:3D (Houston, TX)
  • National Security and Defense with BadVR (Pacoima, CA); Enduralock (Lenexa, KS); and PSYONIC (Champaign, IL).

Registration is free and open to the public, allowing innovation communities throughout the country to join and participate from afar.

Register Now

Want more SBIR? NASA has a new funding opportunity coming this summer for businesses in the aerospace ecosystem. Check it out here


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Upcoming SBA Training

  • Finding Resource and Support for Your Small Business
    May 25; Register Now
  • Trademark Basics with USPTO, SBDC, and SBA: What every small business should know now, not later
    June 1, 7 p.m. and June 8, 10:45 a.m.; Registration details coming soon.

  • SBA Veteran Small Business Resource Brief 
    June 3; Register Now

SBA resources partners: Helping you start, grow, or expand your business

SBA Resource Partner Trainings

  • Know Your Numbers (SCORE)
    May 25; Learn More

  • Multicultural Marketing (SCORE)
    May 31; Learn More

  • WomenVenture Overview 
    June 1; Learn More
  • Start with Brand - Design Basics (SCORE)
    June 1; Learn More

  • Tax Basics 101 (SCORE)
    June 2; Learn More
  • How to Buy or Sell a Company (SCORE)
    June 2; Learn More
  • Microenterprise Grant Virtual Q&A Session (Entrepreneur Fund)
    June 2; Learn More

  • Starting a Food Business 101 (SCORE) 
    June 7; Learn More

  • Online Market Research Resources (SCORE)
    June 8; Learn More

  • Entrepreneur Walk and Talk in Virginia, MN (Women's Business Alliance North)
    June 9; Learn More
  • How to Stop the Scroll & Attract Your Customer Online (Entrepreneur Fund) 
    June 15; Learn More


Tax Tips from the IRS

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