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Nat Wood, Associate Director, Division of Consumer & Business Education
Created on February 1, 2016

Identity TheftWhy is it your business if identity theft victims can get free personal recovery plans and other help that makes it easier for them to report and recover from identity theft?  Here’s an answer: Because it’s good business – for you, your customers, your employees, and your community.

SBA Revises Size Standards for Wholesale and Retail Trade Industries

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SBA News
Created on February 1, 2016

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) increased small business size standards affecting businesses in 46 industries in North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Sector 42, Wholesale Trade, and in one industry in Sector 44-45, Retail Trade.  SBA retained the current size standards for the remaining industries in those sectors.  The final rule was published in the Federal Register on January 25th and will be effective February 26, 2016.

As part of the review of all size standards under the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (Jobs Act), SBA reviewed 73 employee based size standards in those sectors to determine whether they should be revised or retained. 

Connecting across continents: MBDA hosts Power Africa and Agribusiness Summit

Blogged By: 
Dijon Rolle, Press Secretary
Created on January 29, 2016

Power Africa SummitThe U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center-Baltimore and Global Political Solutions, LLC (GPS) hosted the first-ever Power Africa and Agribusiness Summit in Washington, D.C. at The National Press Club, Jan. 13-14.

The summit brought together more than 150 public and private sector investors, minority business entrepreneurs, U.S. government officials, Fortune 500 companies and African Ministerial level delegations from more than 20 African Nations.

2015 - A Year in Review

Blogged By: 
Verlinda Harris, MBDA Management Analyst
Created on January 28, 2016

MBDA Year in Review

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Created on January 28, 2016

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