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Thursday, November 3 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Startup in a Day: how cities use tech to help small business entrepreneurs

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Startup in a Day – an initiative of the White House, the Small Business Administration, Code for America, and the National League of Cities – asks cities and communities to make it easier for every entrepreneur to start a business. It’s based on the idea that it shouldn’t take more than a day for an entrepreneur to identify and apply for all the licenses and permits they need in order to responsibly launch a business. This session will provide an overview of the Startup in a Day challenge and explore solutions being developed by some of the most innovative and committed cities in the country.

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Evan Absher

Program Officer, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Evan Absher is a program officer in Research and Policy for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where his work includes identifying ways to help cities further innovation and growth in their communities. He also is focused on helping to educate policymakers on new insights and understandings that result from Foundation-supported research and providing support for the Foundation’s Entrepreneurship and Education departments in the formation... Read More →

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Vikram Jadhav

Project Manager, Bloomberg Innovation Team, City of Los Angeles

John Keisler

Innovation Team Director, City of Long Beach
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Alex Lawrence

Director of Strategic Projects, City of Boston

Elizabeth Studebaker

Neighborhood Investment Manager, City of San Diego

Thursday November 3, 2016 9:00am - 10:15am
Jr. Ballroom 3/4

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