Small Business News

| Congresswoman Katie Porter

Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-CA) has introduced legislation that would strengthen accountability for big corporations that engage in coordinated price hikes. The Competitive Prices Act closes loopholes that price-gouging corporations exploit to escape accountability in antitrust cases.

| Greeley Tribune

From Sept. 19-23, Denver Startup Week brings hundreds of free events to Denver to unite the entrepreneurial community. Events include presentations, panels, workshops, happy hours, celebratory events, job fairs and more.

| Forbes

At the beginning of the pandemic, Johnson spent her unemployment benefits and federal aid payments, about $10,000, to develop an idea she’d long thought about: an outlet plug plate.

| Amisights

This week I had the opportunity to chat with the founder and CEO of Small Business Majority, John Arensmeyer. John has used his long experience as a small business owner to build Small Business Majority into a nationally recognized organization focused on empowering America's entrepreneurs to build a thriving and inclusive economy.

| Al Día

“The Bottom Line” is the name of the new series of webinars that the Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced after sealing an alliance with the Small Business Majority organization.

Seeking to offer specialized advice to the small business community in the United States, offering it the tools of the SBA to address economic challenges in a timely manner, this collaboration between the two organizations is a response to the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) by President Biden.

| Negocios Now

La Agencia Federal de Pequeños Negocios (SBA) y Small Business Majority anunciaron una nueva colaboración con el fin de apoyar a la comunidad de pequeñas empresas a navegar los desafíos de la economía actual, entre ellos los problemas con la cadena de suministros.

| LinkedIn

According to The Small Business Majority, a national business organization, “small business owners - particularly women, people of color, and other undeserved populations - face significant hurdles accessing capital from banks and other traditional sources. The disparity in government capital support during the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the inequitable economic conditions faced by small businesses nationwide.”

| PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, August 22, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S.

| Politico

The Small Business Administration and Small Business Majority will host an in-person signing event today to announce a new co-sponsorship and webinar series aimed at helping entrepreneurs navigate short-term economic challenges, such as inflation, supply chain disruptions and workforce shortages. "The Bottom Line" webinar series, which starts next month, will feature SBA officials, small business advocates and economic experts. A formal rollout is expected tomorrow.

| The Fund for Equitable Business Growth

A collaborative that includes Chicago’s most notable family foundations and institutional funders awarded millions of dollars in grant funding to organizations that support and build the capacity of local entrepreneurs from historically disadvantaged and underrepresented communities.