Tag: small business

Abigail Spanberger

Spanberger pressing SBA to fill vacancies on Small Business Regulatory Fairness Boards

The small business community has engaged Seventh District Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger to go to bat for them to get the SBA to flesh out its membership on its Small Business Regulatory Fairness Boards. 

Aristocat Cafe

Tea time and felines is blending of two passions for Harrisonburg businesswoman

If the name Aristocat Café makes you think of a 1970 Disney film, you aren’t imagining the similarity.

Shenandoah National Park

Virginia Living extends 2022 Made in Virginia product submission deadline

Virginia Living extended the product submission deadline for its 11th annual Made in Virginia Awards to Tuesday, July 12.


Governor McAuliffe announces launch of Virginia business plan competition

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the launch of a key component of his efforts to catalyze entrepreneurism in the Commonwealth. The Virginia Velocity business plan competition opened today and is overseen by the Office of the Secretary of Commerce and Trade. The competition focuses on entrepreneurs in the key strategic growth sectors of bioscience and energy.

Impact of healthcare law on Virginia small businesses focal point of webinar

Health Works for Northern Virginia, in conjunction with small business organization Small Business Majority, will host a webinar on Thursday, July 9, 2015, on the healthcare law and its impact on Virginia small businesses and entrepreneurs.

route 29 solutions

Route 29 Solutions contractor plans vendor fair for local, small, disadvantaged businesses

Lane-Corman Joint Venture will hold a vendor fair for local, small and disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) contractors, vendors and suppliers interested in subcontracting for the Route 29 Solutions highway improvement projects.

Four reasons small business are finding it hard to secure business loans

A recent study on the state of financing for small businesses show that as much as 82% of U.S. small businesses have their loan applications denied when they apply to a bank.

How to market your small business in a cost efficient manner

The plight of many small business owners is figuring out how they are going to expand their marketing effort without impacting the bottom line too heavily.

Steps you can take to secure your small business network

A local area network is something that’s important for small business to focus on, regarding security and protection against vulnerabilities.

Entrepreneur workshop for small business owners

The Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity is hosting Entrepreneur Express: Moving your Business Forward.

Bill to assist small business offer retirement plans to employees

Bipartisan, bicameral legislation would reduce duplicative filing costs for small businesses looking to offer retirement plans.

Bill to streamline small business licensure passes Senate

Senator Jeremy McPike’s bill to provide optional bonding for Class A and B contractors passed the Virginia Senate.

Report: One in five Marketplace consumers was small business owner, self-employed

Treasury released a report with new data on sources of health insurance coverage for small business owners and self-employed workers.

mark warner

Warner, Collins introduce bill to assist small businesses with retirement plans

Sens. Mark Warner and Susan Collins have introduced a bill to reduce filing costs for small business looking to offer retirement plans.

hillary clinton

Anne Holton, Kenny Alexander highlight Clinton/Kaine small business plan

Anne Holton and Norfolk Mayor Kenny Alexanderhighlighted Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine’s new plan for small businesses.


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