Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Small Businesses articles below.
NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA manages the SBIR program for STMD. NASA's 10 centers manage individual projects.
Thumbtack.com surveyed 12,632 small businesses across the United States. The survey asked questions about the friendliness of states and cities toward small businesses.
For startups and small businesses, understanding and finding financing is always an issue. This article from the president of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association focuses on the current market and special benefits of equipment finance for startups and small businesses.