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Year Introduced: | National-level

SBIR offers eligible participants grants to develop and commercialize a new technology or intellectual property, when it isn’t yet at the stage where they can attract traditional investment, and the…

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Year Introduced: | Sub-national

Seven community colleges in the Appalachian region joined to form an Entrepreneurship Education Continuum, which has two major components: 1) Embedding entrepreneurship into existing lesson plans…

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Year Introduced: | National-level

The Build to Scale Program seeks to build regional economies through scalable startups, and is comprised of three separate grant competitions for entrepreneur-support organizations: 1. Venture…

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Year Introduced: | Sub-national

The fund bridges the gap for new businesses with high potential as they move from new idea to proof-of-concept to commercialization and eventually to venture capital.  The investments start at $250,…

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Year Introduced: | National-level

The State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) was a one-time program of limited duration which provided $1.5 billion from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to state programs that promoted…

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Year Introduced: | National-level

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides forgivable Small Business Administration (SBA) emergency '7(a) loans' of up to $10 million to small businesses with 500 or fewer employees including…