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Industry News | February 16, 2021
VA: Virginia Companies Increase Exports Through Business Acceleration Program   

Seven Virginia companies recognized for completing two-year international business acceleration program. More>>

Industry News | February 16, 2021
White House Says Biden Planning Exec Order on Semiconductor Shortage   

The White House says President Biden will sign an executive order to try and help improve U.S. automaker’s access to semiconductors. More>>

Industry News | February 15, 2021
Report Says Amazon to Launch Program for Startup Trucking Companies   

According to a report, Inc. plans to launch a program to recruit hundreds of people to start their own trucking companies. More>>

Industry News | February 8, 2021
Walmart Donates $14M as Part of $100M Pledge to Advance Racial Equality   

Walmart and its foundation will distribute the first $14.3 million of $100 million to 16 nonprofit organizations to help fight systemic racism across... More>>

Industry News | February 8, 2021
WI: Digital Marketing Clinic Pairs Small Businesses, UW-Oshkosh Interns   

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center Network hopes to help up to 150 small businesses rebound through no-cost, tailored digital marketing... More>>

Industry News | February 8, 2021
Labor Market Posts Weak Gain at Start of 2021   

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last week that the U.S. economy added just 49,000 jobs in the month of January following the December decline... More>>

Industry News | February 8, 2021
Alignable Poll: 58% of Minority-Owned Businesses Can't Afford February Rent   

Alignable's February Rent Poll shows that the ongoing struggle among small businesses to pay their rent on time and in full is only becoming worse. More>>

Industry News | February 1, 2021
FL: Governor, DEO Announce $927,000 to Strengthen Rural Infrastructure   

Forida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than $927,000 in awards to three rural Florida communities to strengthen public infrastructure. More>>

Industry News | February 1, 2021
IN: State Aligns Econ Dev, Talent Services to Support Growing Businesses   

Indiana Secretary of Career Connections and Talent joins Indiana Economic Development Corporation in response to business needs. More>>

Industry News | February 1, 2021
SC: State of South Carolina Announces 2020 Industry Recruitment Results   

In 2020, the State of South Carolina won 126 economic development projects, accounting for $4 billion in capital investment and 11,147 new jobs. More>>