AEO Presents a Groundbreaking Report on Black owned Business
"The Tapestry of Black Business Ownership in America: Untapped Opportunities for Success"Download the Report>
AEO President and CEO Connie Evans Appears on ‘News One Now’Learn More...>
AEO is Committed to Creating Opportunity for MicroBusinessesLearn more>
Creating Economic Opportunity for Underserved Entrepreneurs
Small business owners access more products and services with TILT Forward, saving you time, money, and headaches to focus on what you do best: running your business.
We’re Connecting Underserved Entrepreneurs to custom-matched community lenders and service providers in a compliant, scalable marketplace solution.
DreamFund creates scale benefits to support lending to small businesses in low-wealth communities. These benefits accrue to small businesses, CDFIs and investors alike.
Tapping the power of Big Data analytics to examine—for the first time—the size and structure of a critical but underserved market: small businesses in low-income communities.
Microbusinesses grow and hire when they get the right mix of capital and support. AEO makes the case for a new model of support for Main Street businesses, especially those in low-wealth communities.
The Tapestry of Black Business Ownership in America: Untapped Opportunities for Success
This report sets out to assess the economic potential of Black-owned businesses, identify challenges and opportunities, and launch a national discussion on how to best support Black entrepreneurship...
2017: New Year, New Push for Micro Biz
With the Trump administration and newly elected Congress hard at work, it is time for the small business community to kick into high gear. For the first time in a decade, Republicans are in control of the House, Senate, and White House. This dramatic shift changes the ability for Congress to “get things done” and introducing legislation at a breakneck pace. The question is, which bills will benefit small businesses?
The Budget Process: The Good, The Bad and The Exceedingly Complicated
This week, President Trump addressed Congress, kicking off the budget discussion for fiscal year 2018 (which starts October 1, 2017). In keeping with his campaign promise to increase defense spending, it proposes an additional $54 billion additional dollars for defense and pays for it by cutting the same amount from domestic discretionary spending.
Action Alert: Urge Your Representative to Support AEO Funding Priorities
Entrepreneurship funding requires support from Republicans and Democrats alike. AEO is asking all its members and supporters to call their Member of Congress and urge them to support Fiscal Year 2018 small business lending. In particular, there are three cornerstone programs that provide critical support to entrepreneurs, especially in economically distressed areas.
NEWS & EVENTS
DOWNLOAD THE REPORT WASHINGTON D.C., March 20, 2016 -- The Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO), a… Read More>
Entrepreneurship funding requires support from Republicans and Democrats alike. AEO is asking all its members… Read More>
This week, President Trump addressed Congress, kicking off the budget discussion for fiscal year 2018… Read More>