Panel de expertos comparten los mejores recursos para emprendedores latinos e hispanos

From September 15 to October 15, we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by sharing resources for Hispanic and Latino small business owners. This year, we asked Small Business Majority network member Jaqueline Vrba and National Latino Outreach Manager Latavia Pineda about their work with the Hispanic community and their favorite resources.


Emprendedores y propietarios de pequeñas empresas: ¡La inscripción abierta está en marcha!

Este año hemos visto lo importante que es para los propietarios de pequeñas empresas, sus empleados y sus familias tener acceso a la cobertura de salud. Si usted o sus empleados necesitan inscribirse o renovar sus planes de seguro médico para el 2021 a través del mercado individual de la Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio (ACA), su momento ha llegado.


Empresaria de Florida toca muchas puertas para llevar recursos educativos a su comunidad

Luisa Santos tenía solo ocho años cuando ella y su familia se mudaron de Bogotá, Colombia a los Estados Unidos en busca de mejores oportunidades. Desde entonces, Luisa ha encontrado formas creativas de apoyar y participar en su comunidad, y comenzó su camino empresarial con LuLu's Ice Cream, una heladería de nitrógeno y negocio de banquetes en Miami, Florida.


Rachel Shanklin

Rachel Shanklin directs Small Business Majority’s outreach, education and policy efforts in the state of Georgia by building and maintaining strategic partnerships, educating businesses throughout the state on key issues, and working on statewide policy efforts. She also manages Small Business Majority’s national outreach to women entrepreneurs and women's business organizations. Rachel is passionate about advancing policy to enable small business owners to create quality jobs in Georgia and to increase access to financial services and equity for entrepreneurs.


Meet Our Outreach Team -- Awesta

Small Business Majority’s Outreach Team advocates for entrepreneurs on two fronts: It supports policies that would benefit small firms, and it offers workshops and events that help small business owners grow their companies. We’re sitting down with members of our Outreach Team to provide an introduction and let small business owners know how our team members can assist them.

This week we are spotlighting Awesta Sarkash, Small Business Majority’s Government Affairs Manager.


Celebrating black entrepreneurship with resources and tips from small business experts

In celebration of Black History Month, we hosted a Twitter chat during which we asked partners like Accion, CAMEO, Working Solutions, Illinois SBDC and Main Street Launch to share resources and advice with black small business owners and entrepreneurs. 

Below is a brief recap of the questions and a sample of the great tips and information shared during the chat. For more resources and advice, visit our online portal


5 easy ways to market your business during the holiday season

As any small business owner knows, the holiday season is the perfect time to boost your bottom line. But figuring out the best way to market your business or product and how to stand out from the crowd can feel overwhelming. But, there's no need to get your stockings in a twist. Whether you’re an online vendor, a restauranteur or even an accounting firm, there are some easy ways that you can connect with your community and your clients during this busy time of the year.


Entrepreneurs and small business owners: Get covered for 2020 today!

Open enrollment to purchase health insurance plans for 2020 through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual marketplaces is in full swing. This open enrollment season, we’re excited to partner with Airbnb to get the word out about open enrollment and share important resources to help entrepreneurs, small businesses and Airbnb hosts get covered. As part of this effort, we’re hosting two webinars to help you navigate enrollment and share important deadlines and resources so you can find the best healthcare option for you.