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7 04, 2017

Small Business Committee Approved Views & Estimates for FY 2018 Budget

April 7th, 2017|Information, News, Reports, SBA, Small Business|

Recently, the House Small Business Committee approved its Views and Estimates for the FY 2018 budget. While supporting the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Committee focused on providing certain priorities for the SBA in order to support the 28 million small businesses operating in the country. These are: increase capital access programs, invest in [...]

5 04, 2017

Learn How to do Business with the DOE

April 5th, 2017|Contracts, DOE, Resources, Small Business|

Often, we track the performance of several federal agencies that provide government contracting opportunities for small businesses. One of these agencies is the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The DOE's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is a division whose goal is to provide maximum acquisition opportunities to small businesses. This site helps to [...]

3 04, 2017

Federal Contracting Market Trends

April 3rd, 2017|Contracts, Information, News, Reports, Small Business|

There are a number of unique contracting opportunities for small businesses, especially within the federal market. An increase in available options has brought about an increase in competition.  Therefore, its important that small businesses stay informed of possible changes and trends. This article describes an upsurge in the number of contracting opportunities for businesses in the energy, construction, and service [...]

31 03, 2017

‘Blacklisting Rule’ Blocked by President

March 31st, 2017|Contracts, News, Small Business|

President Trump has signed a resolution to permanently block the 'Blacklisting Rule' that, in part, requires federal contractors to report labor law violations that might have prevented them from obtaining contracts.  Some lawmakers maintain that there is already a system and vetting process in place to do just that. This article further explains the other blacklisting [...]

29 03, 2017

Millennipreneurs: A New Business Generation

March 29th, 2017|News, Resources, SCORE, Small Business|

SCORE has recently released their latest infographic regarding the new business generation known as Millennipreneurs, Millennial entrepreneurs. Their research indicates that 40% of Millennipreneurs are highly driven and want to become their own boss. However, when comparing this group to other generations, they actually delay starting their own business and being self-employed.           [...]

27 03, 2017

Celebrating National Small Business Week

March 27th, 2017|Awards, Events, News, SBA, Small Business|

Every year since 1993, the President of the United States announces the dates for the National Small Business Week (NSBW). This year, the NSBW starts on April 30th and ends on May 6th, 2017. As part of the NSBW, the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) recognizes outstanding small business owners around the nation. These entrepreneurs have demonstrated [...]

24 03, 2017

New Tax Laws’ Impact on Small Businesses

March 24th, 2017|News, Small Business|

Small business owners typically think about the type of investment(s) they should make in order to expand their business services. However, it's important to ask yourself how these might lead to potential tax consequences at the end of the year. This article provides several new tax laws that will be implemented in 2017. One interesting law that will [...]

22 03, 2017

SCORE’s Live Webinar: Business Model Canvas

March 22nd, 2017|Events, News, Resources, SCORE, Small Business|

SCORE offers a variety of live webinars that are beneficial to small business owners. These webinars help companies gain insight on specific fields of business. This particular webinar is called "Overcome the Fear of Business Planning by Using the Business Model Canvas (BMC)".  It focuses on how to make the process easier when writing a business [...]

20 03, 2017

Report on SBIC’s Role in Job Creation

March 20th, 2017|News, Reports, Resources, SBA, Small Business|

Overseen by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) Program focuses on being a financial source for small businesses. This report explains how the SBICs have helped with job creation within the small business community. The report also provides information on what the program is about, as well as how it [...]

17 03, 2017

Credit, Capital, & Cash Flow of Small Businesses

March 17th, 2017|Resources, SCORE, Small Business|

                                                                                   Often, SCORE releases a series of infographics along with           [...]