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Leveling the Playing Field for Women and Minority Entrepreneurs

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
20 Beautiful Women

Written By Tamiko Cuellar The recent election has no doubt given way to many discussions about women, minorities and equality issues. These issues al...

Get Capital to Main Street to Create Jobs, Revive Communities

Connie Evans | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Connie Evans

As the still fragile U.S. economy cranks out new jobs, with concerns that a jolt from a world event or higher interest rates could spark a slowdown, much of the public and private sectors have ignored the potential of the nation's smallest businesses to help fuel economic growth.

The Time Is NOW for Women and Girls in Finance and Investing

Pilar Stella | Posted 12.15.2014 | Money
Pilar Stella

The inequalities are great and the deep-seated programming is real, even if they are not malevolently based or consciously intentional. It is just a result of conditioning to an old era of beliefs that is beginning to change.

The Politics of Small Business

Nick Friedman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Small Business
Nick Friedman

If the presidential candidates want to address the "small business problem," they need to start tackling the issue of capital. Policies must be put in place that eliminate the fear over access to capital, and encourage bright minds to take calculated risks that could end up reaping exponential rewards.

New Poll of Micro Businesses: Who They Are and What They Do for the Economy

John Arensmeyer | Posted 12.11.2012 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

Despite being one of the most respected constituencies in the country, small businesses are a group that many people understand little about -- the very smallest ones, especially. Micro businesses are vital contributors to the economic recovery ahead.

SBA Budget an Icebreaker?

Robert Schwab | Posted 08.20.2012 | Denver
Robert Schwab

It would be ironic if the U.S. Small Business Administration 2012-2013 budget could break the partisan gridlock in Congress, but House Republicans have offered the Obama administration and Senate Democrats just that opportunity.