Businesses aren’t creating enough jobs and government employment’s been cut back. Do it yourself. Create your own job, start your own business. It’s these very small, micro-businesses that are the future of our economy.
Women-owned businesses can be found in all industries and sizes, but many of them are hidden in plain sight in home-based enterprises. These small businesses are making a difference in local economies - even those run from the family dining room table. Take Gisele as an example. She started off making tamales in her kitchen, then began selling at the weekly farmers market, and finally moved to La Cocina’s kitchen incubator in San Francisco. Now, she runs a full-service catering business, creating opportunities for others in the process.
Support women's entrepreneurship means supporting households and families
Congressional women unite to support women's business ownership! Two bills, one in the Senate and now one in the House! Show your support by urging your Senators to co-sponsor: http://www.congressweb.com/wipp/27
Great way for big businesses to help the smaller guys and gals - pay for services in a reasonable amount of time - imagine that. Too bad it took a Presidential effort to bring this practice into reality. Now extend that to freelancers and the really small guys. Pay your vendors and pay them on time!
The Small Business Administration (SBA) is often not a first choice for small business owners looking for financing, but the long-time lending giant has recently made significant changes that should bump it up your list when it comes to finding smart capital for your business. I won’t dispute that the SBA has a reputation of being …
ACA is benefiting the 22 million self-employed Americans. It underscores the ACA's incalculable benefit to entrepreneurship and job creation, as well as its role in providing coverage to a cohort of underinsured people (traditionally the self-employed have been more than 30% uninsured).Many say they've been able to get health insurance, grow their companies because of the Affordable Care Act.
ACA is benefiting the 22 million self-employed Americans. It underscores the ACA's incalculable benefit to entrepreneurship and job creation, as well as its role in providing coverage to a cohort of underinsured people (traditionally the self-employed have been more than 30% uninsured).
Sen. Maria Cantwell shares her thoughts on a report that suggests women business owners face a gender pay gap. Cantwell also talks about small businesses and the influence of women. The panel then turns the conversation to the situation in Gaza.
We applaud the Senator Maria Cantwell and the Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship for bringing attention to the huge gender gap in small business lending.
Women get $1 for every $23 that men get for small business loans.
WATSONVILLE >> Is the next Sriracha brewing in Watsonville? Maybe the city's micro-entrepreneurs will come up with the next hot product to take off in the specialty food market.
Our Go-to-market conference helped over 70 very small food businesses in Watsonville. They networked, they learned, they connected with suppliers and distribution channels... We expect to see many of their products on the shelves in the near future.
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