Industry News – February 29, 2024

SBA Launches Funding Competition to Boost Women Veteran Entrepreneurs The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has launched a funding competition, the Women Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program (SB-OVWV-24-001), allocating $300,000 to up to six successful...

Industry News – February 23, 2024

Survey Reveals the Landscape of Black-Owned Businesses in the U.S. The September 2023 Pew Research Center survey reveals that over 20% of Black adults in the United States consider business ownership crucial for financial success. Despite significant growth in...

Industry News – February 15, 2024

Small Businesses Grapple with New Ownership Reporting Requirements A new federal rule, mandated by the Corporate Transparency Act, now requires over 32 million small businesses in the U.S. to file ownership information with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network...

Industry News – February 8, 2024

The Urban Institute’s “The Future of Federal Support for Small Businesses” Explore the future landscape of federal support for small businesses at the upcoming event hosted by the Urban Institute. Titled “The Future of Federal Support for Small...

Industry News – February 1, 2024

Report: Small Business Job Growth Persists Amidst Wage Stability In January, the Paychex Small Business Employment Watch reported the 34th consecutive month of job growth for U.S. small businesses. The national job growth index remains above 100, indicating continued...

Industry News – January 25, 2024

White House Explores AI’s Impact on Small Business The White House recently held a meeting to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) can create opportunities for small businesses and address challenges arising from high concentration in critical inputs like...