Free Webinar for Veteran Owned and other Small Businesses that Export

October 27, 2016


The U.S. Census Bureau reports that U.S. military veterans own 2.4 million businesses, accounting for nine percent of all businesses nationwide. These businesses employ nearly six million people and generate $1.2 trillion in revenue. One veteran owned business, Jeco Plastic Products, credits EXIM Bank with helping them grow their business by double digits through exporting.

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Understanding Cultural Norms Can Make or Break Your Business

October 18, 2016


Interviewer - I recently had the pleasure of attending a roundtable on doing business in Europe and heard Bill Beaman of JephsonBeaman speak on the impact that understanding, or not understanding, local protocol and intercultural communications can have on developing and maintaining relationships between U.S. based companies and overseas buyers. If you want the competitive edge on getting that deal, read on.

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Springboard Enterprises and EXIM Bank – Launch Pads for Women Led Businesses

October 11, 2016

According to the Springboard Enterprises website, since 2000, 627 women-lead companies have raised $7.2 billion, created tens of thousands of new jobs and generated billions of dollars in annual revenues. Amy Millman has helped nurture a generation of women business leaders in her role as president of Springboard Enterprises and as the appointed executive director of the National Women’s Business Council during the Clinton administration. Amy was recently a panelist at the Global Entrepreneurship Export Exchange, where she mentioned EXIM Bank as a valuable resource for small businesses that want to grow globally. In this virtual interview, Amy talks about the progress women entrepreneurs have made in the last 20 years.

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