Hearings

Empowering Small Businesses: The Accelerator Model




The Committee on Small Business will meet for a hearing titled, “Empowering Small Businesses: The Accelerator Model.”  The hearing is scheduled to begin at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  

The hearing will examine how business accelerators help entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses grow and create jobs, while also offering Members of the Committee the opportunity to hear from organizations that are directly involved in offering private sector resources to small businesses. 

Attachments
1. Hearing Notice
2. Witness List
3. Hearing Memo 
4. Opening Statement

Witnesses 
Ms. Starr Marcello
Executive Director, Edward L. Kaplan New Venture Challenge (NVC)
Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Testimony
Disclosure

Mr. Darrin M. Redus
Sr. Vice President
Minority Business Accelerator
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
Cincinnati, OH
Testimony
Disclosure

Ms. Carolyn Rodz
Founder and CEO
Circular Board
Houston, TX
Testimony
Disclosure

Stephen S. Tang, Ph.D., MBA
President and CEO
University City Science Center
Philadelphia, PA 
Testimony
Disclosure