Entries by Steve


2019-04-25 18:53:08 “SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR” NOMINATION DEADLINE FRIDAY    The deadline is soon approaching to submit nominations for the Washington County “Small Business of the Year” Award. Nominations need to be turned in by tomorrow (Friday).  Businesses from one to 100 employees are eligible.  Owners are allowed to submit their own businesses. The […]

OzSBI Announces National Small Business Week Celebration: EPIC 2019 | Business

2019-04-25 17:48:45 The Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI) will host its sixth annual National Small Business Week celebration on May 9. Aspiring entrepreneurs, business owners and community leaders are welcome to gather at the incubator and be inspired by the journey of successful entrepreneurs and network with other business owners during EPIC (Entrepreneur Potential and […]

Cowen, Grant Thornton Officials to Advise SEC on Small Business

2019-04-25 18:11:15 The headquarters building of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) stands in Washington, D.C. Photographer: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg Senior executives with investment bank Cowen Inc. and accounting firm Grant Thornton LLP have joined with lawyers, company founders, and others to counsel the SEC on how it can help small businesses raise money. The […]

Nurturing Small Businesses for Big Impact

2019-04-25 17:18:04 When former street vendor Mercy Kimani remembers how much money it took to start her first small business, she laughs at her own nerve as a young entrepreneur. “It was 30,000” Kenyan shillings, she recalls, almost aghast at the memory. “That’s 30 dollars! I was operating through overdraft.” Today, Kimani’s Kenya-based plastic pipe […]

SEC Announces Members of Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee

2019-04-25 16:07:30 Washington, D.C.–(Newsfile Corp. – April 25, 2019) – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the inaugural members of the Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee. The Committee will hold its first meeting on Monday, May 6, 2019, at the SEC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Committee was established by the SEC Small Business […]