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OPIC to host upcoming small business workshop in Charlotte

Small business owners and entrepreneurs seeking advice at Expanding Horizons   OPIC is headed to Charlotte, North Carolina next month to host its fourth Expanding Horizons small business workshop of the year. On September 12,... Read more...

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OPIC in Ohio: Helping local businesses expand into emerging markets

With OPIC support, a group of restaurants franchised under the Dublin, Ohio-based Wendy’s International Inc. brand are being introduced in Georgia.   On August 18, OPIC will be hosting its Expanding Horizons small business seminar... Read more...

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Investing "over there" can pay dividends here at home: OPIC small business workshops featured in the Cincinnati Enquirer

“There are many ways that the U.S. economy benefits when American businesses expand their horizons overseas,” OPIC Outreach Director Lawrence Spinelli wrote last weekend in the Cincinnati Enquirer. “By growing their revenue, they can often hire more... Read more...

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OPIC's small business workshop is headed to Cincinnati

OPIC Outreach Director Larry Spinelli speaking to attendees at Expanding Horizons   OPIC will be traveling to Cincinnati next month to host its third Expanding Horizons small business workshop of the year. On August 18, small... Read more...

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A look at OPIC’s extensive work with American small business

As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting American small businesses in the global economy OPIC will continue its popular Expanding Horizons small business workshop series in 2017, with workshops and seminars planned for Portland, Oregon; New... Read more...

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Featured Photo: OPIC hosts hundreds of small businesses at its Expanding Horizons workshop in Houston

Nearly 250 small-businesses and entrepreneurs, representing eighteen states and seven countries – from Mexico to Nigeria and Burma — attended the Expanding Horizons workshop in Houston to learn about the ways OPIC and other government... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Helping low income families purchase homes

In Nicaragua, a boy steps out of his home that his family was able to purchase with a microfinance loan from OPIC-supported MicroBuild. Millions of people throughout the developing world lack access to formal financial services like bank... Read more...

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How OPIC supports American small businesses from coast to coast

From Southern California to the rainforest: OPIC financing helped one small business grow and generate income for thousands of Brazilian farmers   When OPIC kicks off its 2016 Expanding Horizons workshop... Read more...

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Celebrating the tenth anniversary of Expanding Horizons

This year marks the tenth anniversary of OPIC’s working with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) at our Expanding Horizons workshops. Expanding Horizons gives these small businesses valuable information about the finance and... Read more...

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10 years of small business outreach: A conversation with Dr. Lawrence Spinelli

​​​​​​​One of OPIC’s longest running programs is the Expanding Horizons Workshop series to educate American small businesses about the ways OPIC and other U.S. Government Agencies can help them invest in emerging markets. The majority of... Read more...

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