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Jun 29th, 2015
"Small Business Contracting and the Federal Government Each year, the United States government spends nearly half a trillion dollars on goods and services. By statute, it…"
Jun 29th, 2015
This week, I had the opportunity to participate in Foreign Policy’s inaugural summit on American competitiveness, an event that brought together leaders from the worlds of…
Jun 24th, 2015
Starting a small business is not a one size fits all-process. However, one best practice that all small businesses should consider is liability insurance. It’s no surprise…
Jun 24th, 2015
Free trade agreements make it easier and cheaper for U.S. companies to export their products and services to trading partner markets. By reducing trade barriers and creating…
Jun 24th, 2015
Free trade agreements make it easier and cheaper for U.S. companies to export their products and services to trading partner markets. By reducing trade barriers and creating…
Jun 23rd, 2015
Last week, I was honored to represent the Department of Commerce at the 51st International Paris Air Show. The Paris Air Show is the largest in the world, attracting...
Jun 23rd, 2015
On June 18, 2015 Secretary Pritzker and the Commerce Department released a report showcasing that in 2014, nearly 3.2 million jobs—44 percent of all jobs supported by goods…
Jun 23rd, 2015
Shakespeare wrote, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” I say a plan by any other name is still a plan; but many different things get labeled "business plans."
Jun 23rd, 2015
When I started my businesses, it was overwhelming. I had to set up a legal structure, find office space, learn local zoning laws, apply for multiple licenses and permits, and…
Jun 23rd, 2015
In recent years, crowdfunding has become a popular way to fund small business endeavors for those who aren’t independently wealthy. But how does it work? Here’s what you need…

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