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SBA Launches “Big Think” Series on Entrepreneurial Growth

Senator Cory Booker and Alan Krueger Participate in Inaugural Forum on Economic Mobility

– The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will host a series focused on ideas to grow and promote entrepreneurship across the country, bringing together various thought leaders, policy makers, entrepreneurship advocates, successful small business owners and economic experts.

Small business can be the key to advancing economic mobility. Research demonstrates that business ownership is an important avenue to wealth creation. The SBA is convening this event to discuss how reducing barriers to starting a business can increase economic mobility through entrepreneurship.

The series will continue with future sessions across the country, informing the work of the NSBA to boost entrepreneurship in the U.S.

WHAT:   Big Think Panel on Economic Mobility: Entrepreneurship and the Opportunity Gap

WHO:     SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet
               U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ)
               Alan Krueger, Princeton University

WHEN:   Monday, September 21, 2015
               9-10:45 AM

WHERE:  Rutgers University Business School
                One Washington Park, Room 216
                Newark, NJ 07102

HOW:      Media and Attendees need to RSVP at: http://SBANJBigThink.eventbrite.com

Media interested in interviews with the Administrator should contact Miguel Ayala at (202) 450-0148 or email Miguel.Ayala@sba.gov.

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