BB&T Bank Offers Conference Scholarships

BB&T Bank Offers Conference Scholarships

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCE SPONSOR OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CONFERENCE ATTENDEES IN FOOTPRINT

 

BB&T is offering scholarships to AEO’s 2015 Microbusiness Learning Conference, Sept. 24-Sept. 25 in Atlanta, Georgia.  The scholarship includes one (1) full conference registration and lodging for two (2) nights at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Airport, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

·         Twenty scholarships of $700 each will be offered to Learning Conference attendees residing in one of …

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Capital One Offers Conference Scholarships for NY/JY Practitioners

Capital One Offers Conference Scholarships for NY/JY Practitioners

 

2015 AEO Microbusiness Learning Conference Sponsor Capital One is offering scholarships to AEO’s 2015 Microbusiness Learning Conference. The scholarships are designated for practitioners in the small and microbusiness development industry in New York (NYC, Long Island, and Westchester) and New Jersey.

The scholarship includes conference registration and up to two nights of conference lodging at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Airport, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Click here to apply for the scholarschip.

Please email completed applications to Kimberly …

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AEO Announces Jody Raskind Memorial Scholarship Fund

AEO Announces Jody Raskind Memorial Scholarship Fund



 

Three Scholarships Will Be Awarded to 2015 Microbusiness Learning Conference Attendees

 

AEO is pleased to offer the 2015 Jody Raskind Memorial Scholarship Fund. In 2014, Jody retired as Chief, Microenterprise Development Branch, U.S. SBA; she was the energy behind the SBA Microloan Program, and creator of the agency’s P.R.I.M.E. program.

Jody wrote the P.R.I.M.E. …

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Share Your Success Secret at AEO’s Microbusiness Learning Conference

Share Your Success Secret at AEO’s Microbusiness Learning Conference

Success Secrets that Can Spread like Wildfire! Apply to Present An Ignite Talk at the 2015 Microbusiness Learning Conference

This year, we are looking to you — our on-the-ground leaders — to share your insights and hard won best practices with the participants in the 2015 Microbusiness Learning Conference.  We know there are many lessons learned, and insights gained across the industry as you try new programs, tools, resources, and strategies for success.  At the Learning Conference we will dedicate …

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InnovateHER Expansion and WH Announcement

InnovateHER Expansion and WH Announcement

As a part of Demo Day on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, President Obama announced a second and expanded version of InnovateHER.  Here is the link: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/08/04/fact-sheet-president-obama-announces-new-commitments-investors-companies. Please see the following note from the Office of Women's Business Ownership, U.S. Small Business Administration.

 

Building on the success of the SBA’s inaugural 2015 InnovateHER Business Challenge, which we piloted in early 2015, Administrator Contreras-Sweet and the Office of Women’s Business Ownership are pleased to announce the launch of the SBA’s InnovateHER 2016: Innovating for Women Business Challenge

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SBA Administrator Contreras-Sweet Discusses Microbusiness with AEO Board

SBA Administrator Contreras-Sweet Discusses Microbusiness with AEO Board

AEO was privileged to host the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA), Maria Contreras-Sweet for a roundtable discussion in July.  Opening up the roundtable, the Administrator said “I’m here to listen.”  It’s not that she wasn’t prepared—she came with a whole binder—she really did want to hear feedback from board members who are in the field, making much of what SBA offers to entrepreneurs, work.

 

The session was roughly focused around four themes:  Technical Assistance, SBA Microloan and Community Advantage Programs, Data Collection & Transparency …

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