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:
Former Chief Technology Officer of the United States
Former Sec. Tech. of Virginia
Discussion with task force co-chairs:
Former Chairman and CEO of FirstMerit Corporation
Former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration
Former U.S. Senator from Maine
Former Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Angel Investor and Venture Capitalist, Ruxton Ventures, LLC
MSNBC Anchor, ‘Your Business’