The SBA 8(a) Program: Business Development Leads to Success for Alaskan-Owned Businesses

DeVore, Jon M.
October 2006
Alaska Business Monthly;Oct2006, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p62
The article discusses the legal aspects of the U.S. Small Business Administration Minority Enterprise Business Development Program or the SBA 8(a). Alaska Natives own most firms that participate in the SBA 8(a) Program in Alaska, generally through their Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs). The history and context of ANCs are essential in understanding the privileges of the ANCs in the SBA 8(a) Program.


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