In today’s Federal Newscast, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) introduces new legislation requiring federal regulators to encourage financial institutions to work with consumers and other business impacted by a shutdown.
In a recognition that smaller firms don’t have the infrastructure to defend themselves against sophisticated attacks, DoD will experiment with a secure cloud approach to defending sensitive information.
Brian Park, managing partner at SparkLabs Cyber+Blockchain, discusses how his accelerator’s initiatives in new and expanding technologies are pushing innovation while still creating profit.
Allen Brooks, VP of education and outreach at Building Momentum, discusses The Garden, his company’s newest endeavor for teaching adults across the region about workshop tools and development, creating a co-building space for tinkerers and small businesses alike.
Certified Public Accountant Rich Stang explains the new tax laws and how they help consumers and small businesses.
Federal contractors affected by the 35-day partial government shutdown won’t receive back pay under the spending deal reached by Congress, but the Small Business Administration is gathering information on shutdown’s overall impact on small businesses.
One of the enduring questions of the ages, at least in government contracting, is what counts as a small business and what happens when it grows bigger during the course of a contract?
Shutdown’s impact on contractors: It’s not just the lack of new work that hurts. They’re not being paid for work they’ve already done.
The FTC’s Rosario Mendez discusses the actions taken by the agency to inform and protect small businesses from scams.
Amelia Friedman, co-founder of Hatch Apps, discusses how her startup is helping to expand access to software and app creation. Friedman also explains why it’s important for investors in startups and small businesses to be partners, not just funders.