March 21, 2012
A Job Creation Roadmap: How America's Entrepreneurs Can Lead Our Economic Recovery
Entrepreneurs are economic leaders -- the innovators who take ideas and turn them into companies that drive the economy. Fast-growing young companies generate the greatest share of new jobs. This hearing examined the current research on entrepreneurship and provided the opportunity for Members to hear directly from successful entrepreneurs about how they started their companies and the challenges they faced. The hearing also addressed creative financing for startups, and the important role of startups in job creation and economic growth.
Opening Statement:Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO)
Witnesses and Testimony: