Posts Tagged ‘women-owned businesses’

SBA implements new rules for women-owned businesses

by Wally Northway Published: October 5,2010

Tags: loans, minorities, small businesses, startups, women-owned businesses

WASHINGTON – With the publication yesterday of a final rule in the Federal Register, the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin implementation of its women-owned small business (WOSB) contracting program. The agency expects the program to be available for WOSBs in early 2011. The rule is part of the Obama Administration’s overall commitment to expanding […] [...]

SBA proposes new rule for female entrepreneurs

by Wally Northway Published: March 5,2010

Tags: financing, SBA, small businesses, women-owned businesses

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has released a proposed rule aimed at expanding federal contracting opportunities for women-owned small businesses (WOSB). The proposed rule is available for public comment for 60 days. This proposed rule identifies 83 industries in which WOSBs are under-represented or substantially under-represented in the federal contract marketplace. This […] [...]

SBA introduces course for female entrepreneurs

by Wally Northway Published: October 15,2009

Tags: federal agency, minorities, small businesses, women-owned businesses

WASHINGTON — Women who own small businesses will be able to use a new online U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) training course to learn how to identify and take advantage of federal contracting opportunities. The new training course, Winning Federal Contracts: A Guide for Women Entrepreneurs, is part of an ongoing government-wide initiative to promote […] [...]

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