America's Small Business Summit
UPDATE: Recently, CNN Money had a profile of the program, including news that Koch’s program would be giving out another $1 million this year. That’s on top of the $3 million they’ve already given entrepreneurs.
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Small business owners would be the first to tell you that they don't have all the answers, but advisory boards can fill those knowledge gaps, according to a panel of speakers at America's Small Business Summit.
Linda Alvarado knows a thing or two about overcoming gender stereotypes. The president and CEO of Alvarado Construction Inc. in Denver, Colorado, rose to the top of a male-dominated industry despite her encounters with sexism and made history as the first Hispanic (male or female) owner or co-owner of a Major League Baseball franchise, the Colorado Rockies.
Five successful entrepreneurs at different stages of their companies’ development appeared at America’s Small Business Summit 2013 to talk about the future of startups, scaling their businesses, and branding for longevity.
The Wall Street Journal's Small Business Editor Vanessa O’Connell moderated the Journal’s “How I Built It” panel discussion during the U.S. Chamber’s April 29-May 1 event in Washington D.C.
U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue jumpstarted day two of America's Small Business Summit by urging attendees to "tell our leaders what small businesses want and need to grow, compete, and succeed."
The theme of this year's Summit is "Big Impact," and Donohue expanded on that theme: