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AEO is the leading voice of innovation for microbusiness and microfinance.

Our mission is to create economic opportunity for underserved entrepreneurs by supporting the development of strong and effective initiatives to assist them in starting, stabilizing and expanding businesses.

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OF ALL U.S. BUSINESSES ARE MICROBUSINESSES

News & Events

Policy News – February 23, 2024

In The States Legislatures in various U.S. states are currently deliberating on more than 400 bills related to artificial intelligence (AI), placing a notable emphasis on the regulation of deep fakes. This surge in legislative engagement is a response to the swift...

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Policy News – February 15, 2024

In The States California is expanding its commitment to AI innovation through the introduction of Senate Bill 1047. This proposal aims to establish CalCompute, a public cloud computing cluster designed to facilitate AI development for entrepreneurs and startups,...

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Policy News – February 8, 2024

In The States The annual report was submitted to Governor Kay Ivey by the Alabama Workforce Council, providing an overview of workforce achievements in 2023 and suggesting policies to enhance workforce development. The report details the state's progress toward the...

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This Month’s Featured Member

For over two decades the Business Outreach Center Network and affiliate BOC Capital Corp. CDFI have helped minority, women, and immigrant entrepreneurs achieve economic stability and growth. Working in support of an inclusive economy is the hallmark of BOC. Our flexible, customized loans and ongoing technical assistance benefit businesses at all stages of development and make it possible for minority and women-owned firms to grow with government opportunities.

To learn more, visit https://www.boccapital.org.

 

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