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Fostering Economic Development in Tribal Communities and Among Native-owned Enterprises

Wed, 2014-11-19 15:34

Today, the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and
the Economic Development Administration teamed up to launch the Tribal
Economic Development Webinar Series. Beginning on November 19, 2014, the
Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), the Economic Development
Administration (EDA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) will host five
webinars over the course of one year. This series is designed to help tribal
leaders, tribal administrators, Native American-owned enterprises, and tribal

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Paving the Way for a New Legion of Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Wed, 2014-11-19 14:16

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews last week
spoke at the National Asian Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce and
Entrepreneurship (ACE) Conference and reaffirmed the Administration’s
commitment to strengthening AAPI businesses in the U.S. and around the globe.
He showcased the Department’s wide array of programs available to help the AAPI
community successfully grow their businesses and knock down barriers in the

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Tune In: The President Addresses the Nation on Immigration Reform

Wed, 2014-11-19 13:00

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on immigration reform at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, NV.

January 29, 2013.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Electric Vehicles Help Drive Climate Action

Wed, 2014-11-19 11:41

Yesterday at the White House, Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz and I got to see American innovation in action, as Pacific Gas & Electric demonstrated their new plug-in hybrid bucket truck — a utility vehicle with emissions nearly 80% lower than a conventional truck.
Not only does PG&E’s plug-in hybrid utility vehicle run cleaner, it provides up to 120 kW of exportable power — meaning that the trucks can actually be used to shorten or end power outages by plugging their reserves into the grid.

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Empowering Today’s Economy by Training Tomorrow’s Workforce

Wed, 2014-11-19 11:26

Ed. Note: This is a cross post from ED's Homeroom Blog. You can find the original post here.

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PAGE Entrepreneurs in Their Own Words -- Nina Vaca

Wed, 2014-11-19 10:28

The daughter of
entrepreneurs, Nina Vaca grew up believing that entrepreneurship and civic
leadership went hand-in-hand.  

She likes to say
that she “had a front row seat to what it meant to be an entrepreneur,” working
in the family travel agency business by day and attending chamber and civic
events at night. 

Since starting
her award-winning IT services firm in 1996, Vaca has continued that legacy both
as an entrepreneur and a visible leader and advocate in the business community. 

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This Day in History: Seven Score and 11 Years Ago...

Wed, 2014-11-19 10:19

This Day


In History

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Feeding Your Employees: What Can You Deduct?

Wed, 2014-11-19 00:00

It’s common for companies to pay for employee meals under a variety of circumstances. They may be on the road for company business or in your lunchroom snacking. From a tax perspective, the...

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Join our #SmallGoesBig Twitter Chat for Holiday Marketing Tips

Wed, 2014-11-19 00:00

The holiday season is here and we want to make sure you are prepared. So join us on November 24 at 1 pm EST along with Twitter, Google, Hubspot, Infusionsoft, Hootsuite, CEO and President of...

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Young Entrepreneurs Inspire as Global Summit Kicks Off

Wed, 2014-11-19 00:00

Today, I met 70 extraordinary young leaders from across the world here at Morocco’s Cadi Ayyad University at a special youth gathering to open the fifth-annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES...

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