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The following is a cross-post from trade.gov
By John B. Emerson, U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews participated yesterday in an interactive tour at IBM’s Customer Experience Center in Delhi as part of this week’s Smart Cities Infrastructure Business Development trade mission.
Whether we like it or not, access to credit is an essential part of running a small business, but being considered creditworthy can be a challenge. According to Credit Karma, more than 75% of...Read More
Strong cybersecurity starts at the top.
When the CEO or the president of a company truly understands how critical cybersecurity is to their organization’s reputation and bottom line, the whole organization gets it. And it takes the whole organization working in concert to give a company, government agency, or non-profit a fighting chance to fend off today’s array of cyber threats.
So far this winter we’ve seen deadly tornadoes in Texas, severe flooding in Missouri and 12 other states along the Mississippi River, unusually powerful storms in Southern California that brought...Read More
U.S. Secretary Pritzker completed her fact-finding mission to Africa with the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) in Kigali, Rwanda. The goal of the trip for the PAC-DBIA members was to listen and learn, and in the near future, provide recommendations to President Obama and Secretary Pritzker that will guide the Administration’s policy choices with respect to enhancing commercial ties between the U.S. and countries across Africa. Secretary Pritzker and the Council also visited Nigeria from January 25-26 and Rwanda from January 27-28.
You did it! You hired your first employee. What a relief to have someone to help you grow your business.
But what about when it’s time to hire a second employee, and a third? How can you...
'Main Street' has now become a generic term synonymous with U.S. small business in general. But for many entrepreneurs, the prospect of joining Main Street in its more literal meaning - i.e. the...Read More
Many untapped opportunities exist outside the United States, but small firms often do not have the resources and personnel to leverage them, and rely heavily on negotiated free trade agreements to...Read More
If you’re looking for a solution on how to grow your small business in 2016, the SBA may have the answer.
Recruitment for the...