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Main Street Matters: Small Business Financing

KEYWORDS: KAREN MILLS, LIVE NOW, OLYMPIA SNOWE, TASK FORCE ON MAIN STREET FINANCE

WHEN: Wednesday, August 1, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye St NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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Starting a small business, becoming an entrepreneur, taking charge of one’s own economic destiny—these are all part of the American dream. Despite their importance as an engine for economic growth, small businesses and entrepreneurs routinely face hurdles accessing capital.   

Please join us on August 1 when the co-chairs of BPC’s Task Force on Main Street Finance will release recommendations to make the financial system work better for small businesses and entrepreneurs.


Keynote remarks by:

Aneesh Chopra
President, CareJourney
Former Chief Technology Officer of the United States
Former Sec. Tech. of Virginia
@aneeshchopra

Discussion with task force co-chairs:

Paul Greig
Former Chairman and CEO of FirstMerit Corporation

Karen Mills 
Former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration
@karengmills

Olympia Snowe
Former U.S. Senator from Maine
Former Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
@senatorsnowe

Mark Walsh
Angel Investor and Venture Capitalist, Ruxton Ventures, LLC
@walsh

Moderated by:

JJ Ramberg
MSNBC Anchor, ‘Your Business’
@jjramberg