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NWBC to Host Influential Women in Funding

On June 25th, the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) will hold its quarterly virtual meeting to give insights on its efforts in advancing the women’s entrepreneurship agenda. The focus of the upcoming meeting is womens’ access to capital, one of the NWBC’s four main pillars.  During the virtual meeting you will hear from an array of prominent women-in-funding, including:

SBA to Ease Key Loan Requirements: Women Business Owners Stand to Gain

Today, the Small Business Administration (SBA) announced a groundbreaking initiative to address undercapitalization, a challenge facing America’s underserved small business owners. Beginning July 1, lenders will no longer have to perform an analysis of cash flow or debt-service coverage on loans of $350,000 or less, thereby eliminating two burdensome requirements. Using the new SBA scoring tool, banks will be incentivized to underwrite more small-dollar loans, and reduce the time needed to originate a small-dollar loan by as much as 50%.

NWBC Public Meeting with Special Guest Tina Tchen

NWBC Public Meeting: Innovative Strategies for Women to Raise Capital  


NWBC Chair to Keynote Crowdfunding Webinar

NWBC Chair to Keynote Crowdfunding Webinar

Crowdfunding: A Key Resource in Advancing Women’s Access to Capital


National Small Business Week: NWBC Recognizes Women’s Economic Impact

Every year since 1963, the U.S. Small Business Administration honors our nation’s entrepreneurs and small business owners through its annual National Small Business Week. This year’s National Small Business Week will be held May 12th-May 16th. Throughout the week SBA and partners will highlight America’s outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners through a multi-city tour.


The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) released the following statement commemorating National Small Business Week: 


NWBC Welcomes New Executive Director

(Washington, DC) — Today, the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) announced its new Executive Director: Amanda Brown. Amanda was most recently the National Political Director for Rock the Vote. She is a Forbes 2014 30-under-30 recipient and has previously served as an Advisor for Strategic Planning to the U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu.


Mother’s Day Tribute: NWBC Highlights Top Moms in Business

As Mother’s Day approaches the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is honoring Mother’s Day in conjuction with StartUpNation by celebrating our nation’s top 100 leading moms in business. In tribute to mom-entrepreneurs, StartUpNation will be highlighting astonishing moms in business with their 6th annual Leading Moms in Business competition.


NWBC Statement on National Equal Pay Day

In honor of National Equal Pay Day, the National Women's Business Council released the following statement from the NWBC Chair Carla Harris:
"It is important to focus on pay equality for women as it has implications for women’s entrepreneurial growth and the nation’s job growth.

NWBC Public Meeting: Women Innovators Taking the Lead

Special Guest: Divya Nag

SBA, NWBC, and Women Innovators to host #STEMforHer Twitter Q & A

Washington, DC— As STEM continues to heavily influence technological advances and future innovations, the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) will facilitate a #STEMforHer twitter conversation to highlight the growing interest of women and girls in STEM.