Understanding the Importance of Small Businesses

Written by: Tammy Halevy
Nov 29, 2016 8:00 AM ET

Small businesses are critical to the American economy, and are particularly important to driving and sustaining economic development in low-income communities.  On Citizen IBM, read about how an IBM Impact Grant helped the Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) develop a first-of-its-kind analysis of the size, scope and impact of small businesses in low-income communities. The findings will enable AEO to advance its mission to assist new and established entrepreneurs in these communities.

Read the full blog story here.

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Kristina Kloberdanz
IBM Corporate Citizenship and Community Affairs