Four of America’s top young entrepreneurs came to Washington, D.C. on June 17, to pitch U.S. Chamber and U.S. Chamber Foundation leaders on their business success and compete for grants.
“Home is where one starts from,” said the poet T.S. Eliot, and civic innovation hubs are increasingly of the same mind. Every region in America has enough resources to grow small, ambitious tech startups from scratch. It’s a message that 1776 and the U.S.
Survey from Thumbtack and Bloomberg suggests optimism on the part of small businesses, but a lack of hiring is still a concern.
In conjunction with 1776, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its Foundation attended a series of roundatables in eight cities to examine the startup economy and civic entrepreneurship.
The formula for helping civic entrepreneurship thrive.
Santa Cruz made history as the place where in 1885 surfing was introduced to the U.S. mainland. Nowadays, it’s also known as the California coastal city where small businesses make big waves.