Verizon has launched a new entrepreneurship grant program in partnership with the State of New York designed to help domestic violence survivors successfully develop small businesses.
The Small Business Administration reports that small businesses are predicted to lead economic recovery as SMBs have created 64 percent of net new jobs in the past 15 years. Now, the administration is making an effort to spur business formation – and job generation – with an appeal to increase credit for small businesses.
Many say the rural parts of the country are the most economically depressed in the current period of recession. This is why the state of Oklahoma was so quick to support a Rural Small Business program.