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House Small Business Committee Releases Views and Estimates on Small Business on Matters for Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

The United States relies on small businesses – most net new job growth has been from small firms. In fact, over 50 percent of America’s non-farm workforce is employed by


Several Bills Introduced of Interest to Women-Owned Businesses – 1/19/16

Provided by Janet Kopenhaver, USWCC | Washington Representative There have been several bills introduced in both congressional chambers that would be of interest to USWCC members and women-owned businesses. The

News | Delaware

Innovation helps women business owners thrive

In Delaware’s oldest settlement, Lovlie and husband Matthew own Penn’s Place shops – a small business incubator that houses a menagerie of female artisans. Only one male operates a business inside

News | New Mexico

Sales for women-owned businesses skyrocket in New Mexico

Sales at New Mexico’s women-owned businesses increased 71.1 percent between 1997 and 2013, outpacing the national average of 63.1 percent, according to a new study by American Express OPEN. In addition,

News | New Hampshire

Women small business parity act part of defense bill

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., announced on Wednesday that the Women’s Small Business Procurement Policy Act was included in the fiscal 2015 National Defense Authorization Act. Shaheen’s office expects the bill

News | Indiana

Number of local women-owned businesses on the rise

The number of local female-owned businesses and women entrepreneurs have increased in the past several years. The economic impact of women-owned businesses in the city is huge. Twenty percent of

News | Illinois

New Facility to Promote Women-Owned Tech Startups in Chicago

Women in Chicago’s tech world will soon have a new opportunity. 1871, an entrepreneurial hub for digital startups, has announced a new facility designed to foster growth and opportunity for

News | Hawaii

Hawaii’s women-owned businesses up in numbers and by revenues, report finds

The fourth annual American Express State of Women-Owned Businesses report shows positive trends for women-owned businesses in Hawaii and across the nation. In 1997, Hawaii had 25,807 women-owned firms, which steadily

News | Iowa

Iowa’s Glass Ceiling

CNBC ranks Iowa as the twelfth top state for business. So why are we dead last in economic clout for women-owned businesses according to a March report from American Express? Maureen

News | Missouri

Lead Bank offers new options, services for women business owners

Lead Bank recently unveiled its women in business initiative by offering to support local, women-owned businesses. The bank offers low-fixed rates and up to five years for long-term loans in