Subcommittee Hearings

Tech Talks: How SBA Entrepreneurial Development Programs Have Evolved with Technology





The Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology will meet for a hearing titled, “Tech Talks: How SBA Entrepreneurial Development Programs Have Evolved with Technology.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, September 14, 2017 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. 

The hearing will examine how the Small Business Administration’s Entrepreneurial Development programs have adapted their training and counseling programs to reflect the market’s increased reliance on technology. This hearing will highlight the ways in which Entrepreneurial Development centers and programs have not only incorporated varying levels of technological training into their programs, but also how centers are employing technology administratively to increase services to their clients.  


Attachments 

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

Witnesses 

Ms. Marsha Bailey
Founder and CEO
Women’s Economic Ventures
Santa Maria, CA
*Testifying on behalf of the Association of Women’s Business Centers 
Testimony
Disclosure

Mr. Scott Daugherty
Executive Director
North Carolina Small Business Technology Development Centers
Raleigh, North Carolina
* Testifying on behalf of America’s SBDC
Testimony
Disclosure

Ms. Bridget Weston Pollack
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
SCORE Association
Herndon, VA
Testimony
Disclosure

Mr. Brent Peacock
Director
Veterans Business Outreach Center
Gulf Coast State College
Panama City, FL 
Testimony
Disclosure