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News | Michigan

Why Detroit is a great city for female entrepreneurs

Detroit was built on the backs of Henry Ford and his automotive brethren. But this time, when Detroit rises, it may well be built by young women. Detroit may struggle

News | New York

Entrepreneurship lessons for peace and profit

Karina Koper pays for cabs for her employees to keep them safe from gangs when they go to and from her 53 shops in Guatemala. She also pays extortion money so

News | U.S. & International

Small Business Administration Slow to Act After Sandy, Watchdog Says

In the weeks and months after Hurricane Sandy, the federal Small Business Administration missed its own goals for processing loan applications from New York and other areas ravaged by the storm,

News | New York

New York’s contracts with minority-,women-owned firms grow

The value of contracts that New York City awarded to businesses owned by minorities and women rose 57 percent in the fiscal year ended June 30. The city awarded contracts

News | District of Columbia

D.C. likely to effectively ban self-insurance for small businesses, pushing them to health exchange

Small businesses in the District will essentially be banned from having self-funded health insurance plans and pushed to purchase coverage from D.C. Health Link, the city’s health exchange, if a measure before

News | Virginia

State’s procurement policies still slack for minority, women-owned businesses

Last July, Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Order 20, requiring that state agencies award 42 percent of the contracts to supply goods and services to Small, Women and Minority-owned (SWAMs) firms.

News | Virginia

Arlington is The Best City in The Country For Young Entrepreneurs

A recent Forbes article declared the D.C. area as the nation’s new number one new tech hot spot, and a subsequent WAMU article analyzed whether or not D.C.—long thought of as a government town,

News | California

Covered California Announces Proposed Rates for 2015 Small Business Health Options Program – Premium Increases Average 5.2%

Health insurance premiums for Covered California’s Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) have been proposed and submitted to state regulators. Small-business consumers can expect to see a statewide weighted average increase

News | California

The California Legislature Is Losing Women

It’s a Saturday afternoon in San Diego and Democratic Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins sits in the courtyard of a popular neighborhood restaurant. She’s holding office hours at a picnic table. She

News | California

Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America Expand Elizabeth Street Capital Initiative

In recognition of global Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, the Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America today announced the expansion of Elizabeth Street Capital to Los Angeles and throughout Texas, Illinois and Missouri.

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