The US Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that nonprofit organizations, state and local agencies, and institutions of higher learning are eligible to compete for funding of up to $300,000 to deliver entrepreneurship training to women service members, women veterans, and women military spouses.
Google announced that it is coming to Anchorage as part of the tech company’s “Grow with Google” initiative, which aims to help create economic opportunity in communities across the United States by providing free training, tools, and expertise for people to grow their skills, careers, and businesses.
The US Small Business Administration Alaska District Office has extended the deadline for accepting nominations for its local 2020 Small Business Week Awards to March 18.
Factor[e] Ventures closed a deal with 60Hertz, the first maintenance management software designed specifically for people managing remote energy assets such as microgrids.
The Juneau Economic Development Council is looking for five Alaskan entrepreneurs to compete in its Pitch Contest, and thirty presenters of “Innovation Shorts” to be featured in the ninth annual Innovation Summit February 26 and 27.
A new $1 million federal grant will help University of Alaska Fairbanks students learn how to turn their online interests into a viable business.
Homer’s own Bay Welding Services has been honored with the 2019 Bill Bivin Small Business of the Year award. The Bill Bivin award pays tribute to Alaskan, independently-owned businesses that demonstrate community involvement, leadership in their field, business ethics, and organizational excellence.
Anchorage Fifth Avenue Mall announced the recent opening of Excalibur Alaska, retailing 100 percent authentic and officially licensed sports merchandise from apparel to jerseys to hats to home décor.
The St. Pierre family of Goosefoot Farm in Fairbanks has been selected by the Alaska agriculture community as the 2019 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year.
Four Alaskan artisans are taking their incredible talent and combining it with savvy business sense in a way that adds to the local economy and gives tourists and residents alike the opportunity to buy amazing—wearable—works of art.