Crowdfunding—Read the Fine Print*

*The regulations, that is. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has 270 days from the bill signing to write the regulations. It is common knowledge that innovation and entrepreneurship are critical factors for economic growth. There…

Advocacy’s New Research Resource

Interested in delving into the data on businesses owned by women, veterans, or minorities? Looking for the latest statistics on small business lending or venture capital? Advocacy has a new user-friendly web page, Small Business Data…

No More Crying Over Spilled Milk

Small businesses saved $11.7 billion in fiscal year 2011—and $10.7 billion of that will be annually recurring costs—as a result of regulatory changes made to final rules based on Office of Advocacy recommendations, according to this year’s…

Small Business GDP: Update 2002-2010

U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) is the market value of the goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States. This research takes each component of private nonfarm GDP and estimates the proportions produced by…