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Press Release Date:
Wednesday, 1 August, 2018

Statement by Small Business Majority Founder & CEO John Arensmeyer on why the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ new rule expanding the duration of short-term health insurance plans will increase costs for small firms

We are disappointed that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a final rule today authorizing the expansion of short-term insurance plans from their current three months to 364 days, as well as allowing insurance companies to renew these plans for up to a whopping three years.

Topic:
Healthcare
Press Release Date:
Wednesday, 1 August, 2018

Statement by John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority, in response to a U.S. Senate vote to fully fund the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund and the Small Business Administration

 

We’re glad the U.S. Senate voted today to fully fund the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund as well as the Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of appropriations for 2019 given how important these are to small business owners who need funding.

Topic:
Access to Capital
Press Release Date:
Monday, 23 July, 2018

WHAT: As part of its new Women’s Entrepreneurship Program, Small Business Majority is hosting a thought-provoking and diverse event at Los Angeles City Hall on July 24 that will feature presentations and panel discussions intended to help women entrepreneurs, particularly those of color, succeed.

Topic:
Women in Business
Press Release Date:
Tuesday, 17 July, 2018

New program is vital because women are starting businesses in California at a rapid pace, but the resources these entrepreneurs need to succeed have not kept up with demand

Los Angeles, CA—Small Business Majority is proud to announce the launch of its Women’s Entrepreneurship Program to assist women entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners in the Los Angeles area.

Topic:
Access to Capital, Women in Business
Press Release Date:
Thursday, 12 July, 2018

Small employers are hiring more freelancers to meet their unique needs; support solutions that would make it easier to offer more benefits while also protecting their bottom lines

Washington, DC—A scientific opinion poll released today found small employers are turning more to the growing freelance economy to meet their unique needs and help keep their costs down. Additionally, they’re struggling to access and provide benefits, and as a result, they need creative and flexible solutions that would make it easier for entrepreneurs and small business employees to save for the future.  

Topic:
Retirement
Press Release Date:
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018

WHAT: DK Solutions, LLC in collaboration with Thrivent Financial and partners Social Synergy Project, Brazen STL, Multipass and Small Business Majority, will offer aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to tour local co-working spaces on July 27 and learn from experts about what it takes to build a business.  

Topic:
General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Monday, 9 July, 2018

WHAT: Small Business Majority, a national nonprofit organization, is partnering with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to host a roundtable with local groups that support small businesses in order to learn what challenges these groups face in helping entrepreneurs prosper.

Topic:
Access to Capital, General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Monday, 9 July, 2018

WHAT: Small Business Majority, a national nonprofit organization, is partnering with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to host a roundtable with local groups that support small businesses in order to learn what challenges these groups face in helping entrepreneurs prosper.

Topic:
Access to Capital, General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Monday, 9 July, 2018

WHAT: Small Business Majority, a national nonprofit organization, is partnering with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to host a roundtable with local groups that support small businesses in order to learn what challenges these groups face in helping entrepreneurs prosper.

Topic:
Access to Capital, General Small Business
Press Release Date:
Monday, 9 July, 2018

WHAT: Small Business Majority, a national nonprofit organization, is partnering with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to host a roundtable with local groups that support small businesses in order to learn what challenges these groups face in helping entrepreneurs prosper.

Topic:
Access to Capital, General Small Business

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