Today Commerce Secretary Gary Locke pledged $6 billion a year in export financing for small businesses through the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Bloomberg’s Mark Drajem reports.
Vivek Wadhwa, writing over on our Tech channel, explores why women founders are so poorly represented in tech and other high-growth businesses.
Haiti has been a hotbed for microfinance initiatives in recent years. Now, as aid arrives, economic planners are wary of undermining a culture of entrepreneurship and repayment. Neil deMause examines the complicated situation on CNNMoney.com.
In the WSJ’s small business section, Jane Hodges details retirement plan options for the self-employed.