women owned small businesses

  • SBA hopes to cut back on the hoop jumping for government contractors, WOSBs

    The proposed rule should be out for public comment in the next 30-60 days.

  • ‘It’s not what happens in life that matters, it’s how you deal with it’

    Courtney Spaeth shares her personal journey of perseverance through hard times to become the founder and CEO of her own business development firm, Growth[period]

  • SBA gives stamp of approval to online certification aid

    The Small Business Administration’s newest online tool promises to make it easier for businesses to apply for one of the agency’s programs. The first version of the tool focuses on women-owned small businesses.

  • The latest in small business contracting

    What are the hot issues in small business contracting? Find out when contract attorney Steven Koprince joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. May 30, 2016

  • SBA aiming above lowest common denominator

    SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet says her agency is spearheading several programs that make startup easier for small businesses. SBA also announced its 2016 Small Business Person of the Year award, which went to woman-owned, LGBT coffee company in California.

  • Agencies end 20 years of contracting failures

    The Small Business Administration is reporting that agencies surpassed the 5 percent governmentwide goal of awarding contracts to women-owned small businesses in 2015 for the first time ever.

  • The state of the small business contracting market

    Womenable CEO Julie Weeks joins host Mark Amtower to talk about her research on small business contractors and what they can do to earn more government business. September 2, 2013

  • The state of the small business contracting market

    Womenable CEO Julie Weeks joins host Mark Amtower to talk about her research on small business contractors and what they can do to earn more government business. August 19, 2013

  • The top 12 in 2012

    Tom Johnson and Alice Lipowicz from Set Aside Alert join host Mark Amtower to discuss 2012’s biggest federal stories. January 28, 2013(Encore presentation February 4, 2013)