Category: Small

NASA pays out $51 million to small businesses with big ideas
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NASA pays out $51 million to small businesses with big ideas

NASA has announced its latest batch of small business grants, providing more than 300 businesses a total of $51 million in crucial early-stage funding. These “phase I” projects receive up to $125,000 to help bring new technologies to market. The Small Business Innovation Research/Technology Transfer programs help entrepreneurs and inventors transition their work from lab…

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The intersection of small business, tech and our financial system is more important than ever
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The intersection of small business, tech and our financial system is more important than ever

Ann Marie Mehlum Contributor Ann Marie Mehlum serves on several boards, including Summit Bank, and is a senior advisor at FS Vector, Fenway Summer’s advisory affiliate. Previously, she was associate administrator of Capital Access at SBA. Javier Saade serves on several boards, is venture partner at Fenway Summer and is a senior advisor at FS…

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Small Businesses Hit Hardest In Private Payroll Report
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Small Businesses Hit Hardest In Private Payroll Report

Small businesses shed 90,000 jobs in early March, before the worst of the coronavirus economic crunch hit much of America, according to a report from ADP and Moody’s Analytics. The ADP report showed overall private payrolls falling by just 27,000, far fewer than the 125,000 decline forecast by economists. But the survey was completed by…

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Rep. Torres Small: Impeaching Trump Will Protect National Security
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Rep. Torres Small: Impeaching Trump Will Protect National Security

Freshman swing district Democrat Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM) said Sunday that impeaching President Donald Trump will protect America’s national security, the Constitution, and American democracy. Rep. Torres Small said that President Trump jeopardized national security through his conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The New Mexico Democrat said in a statement Sunday: We cannot…

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Small Miner Squeeze Can Catapult Bitcoin to Fresh 2019 High
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Small Miner Squeeze Can Catapult Bitcoin to Fresh 2019 High

The drop in bitcoin mining difficulty may be a sign of a strong selloff. Price should tumble as weak miners panic sell their BTC holdings. The drop would be an opportune time to buy the number one cryptocurrency. In the last few days, bitcoin has been hounded by fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) over miner…

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Small satellite startup Kepler opens sign-ups for its IoT developer kits
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Small satellite startup Kepler opens sign-ups for its IoT developer kits

Kepler Communications, the Toronto-based startup that’s focused on developing and deploying shoebox-sized satellites to provide telecommunications services, is opening up registration for those interested in getting their first developer kits. These developer kits, designed to help potential commercial customers take advantage of its Internet of Things (IoT) narrowband connectivity deploying next year, will then be…

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