This week: Boeing is still flying high after nearly 100 years; SEC opens up crowdfunding; award opportunities for entrepreneurs
A Look at Boeing’s Aviation Innovation as the Company Turns 100
Boeing is turning 100 years old. Still the only company in the U.S. to build jumbo jets, it has come a long way since it got its start with a canvas and wood airplane. Watch how Boeing’s innovations have revolutionized the last century of travel.
SEC Votes to Allow Securities Crowdfunding
Many startups get their initial funding through conventional crowdfunding campaigns. A vote last week by the Securities and Commission will now permit startups to use crowdfunding to sell company stock to their investors. Read details . . .
Several Award Programs Seeking Small Business Nominations
Most small businesses can use all the publicity or dollars they can get. One way to earn those things is through awards. Right now, several awards programs are seeking nominations:
- Nominations are now open for the 2016 National Small Business Week Awards, hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
- Kansas Exporter of the Year Award nominations are being accepted through Jan. 22.
- STEP Export Grants open to small businesses in Kansas