small business

  • The voice of the DC Inno Beat on the rise of Richmond

    Kieran McQuilkin, new market editor at D.C.’s American Inno, discusses the D.C. tech community and some of the hottest new and rising trends for innovation in the region.

  • How to actually encourage DC innovation

    Jack McDougle, CEO and president of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, discusses some of the ways the entrepreneurial community and the government can work together to spur innovation and economic growth, for the entire D.C. region and beyond.

  • What makes women great small business owners

    Diana Hage, CEO of RFID Business Solution, discusses the difficulties in changing the trajectory of a small business, as well as the specific advantages women have when it comes to owning and leading small businesses.

  • Air Force starts new initiative to harness the power of startup companies

    The new program blueSHIFT will help the U.S. Air Force focus on awarding contracts to creative, small businesses, Secretary Heather Wilson says.

  • The federal role in protecting small business

    The FTC’s Rosario Mendez discusses the actions taken by the agency to inform and protect small businesses from scams.

  • 5 critical mistakes small business contractors should avoid

    Jim McCarthy, chairman of the board of directors of Novume Solutions, Inc., suggests ways small businesses can be successful federal contractors.

  • Turning the tables on start-ups

    Encore Solutions President Dr. Nicole Priester and TSI President Al Thomas join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how the federal government can benefit from working with start-ups and small businesses. July 10, 2018

  • The World Bank’s plan to cut out the global middleman

    Fannie Delavelle, managing director of the World Bank Youth Summit, discusses how the World Bank is using blockchain to assist small and women-led businesses in developing nations in collecting revenue. With the distributed ledger of blockchain, businesses can eschew the middleman when making international transactions, saving profit.

  • SBA scorecard: Small business contracts exceed $100B for first time ever

    The federal government remains on a hot streak in meeting its small business contracting goals.

  • Industry conference will pair SOCOM with innovation

    The NDIA sponsors the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference to give SOCOM face-time with members of the defense industry to discuss gaps in capabilities and how industry can best fill them.