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Tag: "U.S. Small Business Administration"

[ 0 ] Oct. 3, 2013

Are You Ready To Start Your Own Business?

Think you are ready to start your own business? The U.S. Small Business Administration has put together a “Self-Assessment Checklist” to determine your readiness factor. Check it out at: sba.gov

[ 0 ] Aug. 20, 2013

Crowdfunding for Entrepreneurs

SBA’s Office of Entrepreneurship Education provides a self-paced training exercise as an overview of crowdfunding (also commonly referred to as ‘crowd financing’ or ‘crowd sourced capital’). The highlighted next steps at the conclusion of the program will help you apply what you have learned and engage you in the process of crowdfunding. http://www.sba.gov/sba-learning-center/training/491091

[ 0 ] Jul. 25, 2013

Free Online Business Technology Courses

If you’re a small business owner, then you know the importance of technology in running your business. This free series from the U.S. Small Business Administration covers basic technology tools to help you do just that – but more efficiently. From accounting upgrades to reducing hardware and more, learn how to bring your business to […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 11, 2013

U.S. SBA and Native American Contractors Association Sign Historic Alliance Memorandum

Strategic Alliance supports Small Business Growth On Tuesday, July 16, 2013, leaders of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Native American Contractors Association (NACA) will sign a historic Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM) to meet the needs of the growing small business community. “By combining our resources with NACA, we can continue to spur […]

[ 0 ] May. 3, 2013

SBA Helping Women To Get More Federal Government Contracts

Federal contracting with small businesses is a win-win.  Every year, the U.S. government awards nearly $100 billion in federal contracts to small businesses, allowing these businesses to grow their revenues and create jobs right here at home.  Meanwhile, the federal government gets the chance to work with some of the most responsive, innovative and nimble […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 20, 2012

SBOMAG.com & eBay Small Business Center Join Forces

Did you know that Small Business Opportunities magazine and our website, sbomag.com, are leading content providers to the eBay Small Business Center? Other providers are the United States Small Business Administration and the IRS. Here’s the link: http://cc.ebay.com/small-business-info/

[ 0 ] Oct. 15, 2012

SBA Increases Support For Hispanic Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) are teaming together on a pilot program in eight states to broaden the impact of the agency’s programs among Hispanic entrepreneurs. “An economy built to last includes boosting entrepreneurship opportunities in Hispanic American communities,” said SBA Administrator Karen Mills. “The SBA is […]

[ 0 ] May. 3, 2012

SBA Joins Forces With Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) announced that they have signed a Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM) that will support thousands of Hispanic small businesses and entrepreneurs, enabling them to expand and create more jobs. “The Memorandum signals SBA’s renewed commitment to ensuring that Hispanic business has […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 16, 2012

National Small Business Week: May 20

The nation’s top entrepreneurs will be honored at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week events May 20-22 in Washington, D.C.  A series of award ceremonies, small business events and educational forums will mark the 59th anniversary of the agency and the 49th annual proclamation of National Small Business Week. National Small Business […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 21, 2012

Do You Need A Business Plan?

First-time entrepreneurs especially as so excited to get their new venture launched that they bypass the business plan. Write one. It doesn’t have to be a 20 page document with charts and graphs. It can be a two page outline of what you are doing where you want to go and how you will get […]

[ 0 ] Feb. 15, 2012

Free Online Course: Government Contracting

The U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting free online courses to help you learn about gaining government contracts. To learn more, visit http://www.sba.gov/content/online-courses-government-contracting

[ 0 ] Nov. 21, 2011

Opportunities For Native American Small Businesses

Wednesday, November 23, 2011, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., ET In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, SBA’s November web chat will highlight Native American small businesses.  The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Native American Affairs helps to ensure that American Indians, Native Alaskans and Native Hawaiians who want to start or […]

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