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May 25th, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – With May being World Trade Month, and various World Trade Days being celebrated this week across the United States, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released its “Top 5 Facts About Small Business and International Trade.” Top 5 Facts About Small Business and International Trade ONE: Small […]

May 24th, 2016 by

  New York City, NY, May 20, 2016 – The Credit Junction, a data-driven lending platform that provides working capital to small and midsized businesses, is teaming with the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) to offer its more than 100,000 members and network partners solutions by providing fast, flexible and efficient access to […]

May 18th, 2016 by

Washington, D.C. –  Karen Kerrigan, president & CEO of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) issued the following statement in reaction to the Obama Administration’s final overtime regulation issued by the Department of Labor: “This final rule undermines opportunity and paycheck certainty for the hard-working employees of small business owners.  Many employees will […]

May 17th, 2016 by

27 innovative firms from the U.S., Europe and Asia demonstrate technologies that make private capital market transactions, faster, easier, lower cost and more transparent. Washington D.C. –  At a Capitol Hill event on May 16, an overflow audience of government leaders, global development organizations, NGOs including small business associations, and technology investors celebrated the launch […]

May 11th, 2016 by

Demo Day on Capitol Hill On May 16, 2016 Title III of the JOBS Act goes into effect. This means everyone – not just accredited investors – can invest in small businesses and entrepreneurial ideas on regulated platforms. To celebrate this day, and show our appreciation for key leaders and Members of Congress who have […]

May 11th, 2016 by

Rethink Red Tape Coalition Formed to Examine the Impact Regulations have on Small Businesses and Communities, and Provides Small Business Owners a Platform to Drive Smarter Regulation   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kelly Curran – (202) 350-6678 WASHINGTON, D.C.— In response to the growing number of government regulations that unfairly burden America’s small businesses, manufacturers […]

May 2nd, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Washington, D.C. – President Barack Obama has proclaimed May 1-7, 2016 “National Small Business Week” and a leading advocate for small businesses and entrepreneurs says that in order to boost opportunity and growth in this sector Washington must focus on advancing policies that are more friendly and supportive. “This week we rightfully […]

April 26th, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – On World Intellectual Property Day, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) published the second edition of their popular booklet focused on the central role that intellectual property (IP) plays in terms of entrepreneurship, small business growth, innovation, investment and economic growth. The book, “Unleashing Small Business Through […]

April 20th, 2016 by

Washington, D.C., April 20, 2016 — The following statement can be attributed to Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) President & CEO Karen Kerrigan regarding the United States Senate passage of S. 2012 the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. “The nation’s energy renaissance has drastically changed our energy landscape and the ‘Energy Policy […]

April 19th, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan praised Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) for introducing a bill that would put an end to unfair and abusive Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tactics before they become commonplace at the agency.  Senator Portman’s bill would provide taxpayers the […]

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