Small Business Forum

Small Business Forum

December 11, 2012
Washington, DC

On the morning of December 11, The Atlantic hosted a morning of panel discussions, keynotes, and entrepreneur case studies focused on stimulating prosperity in the small business community. The program showcased successful business owners as a part of a larger conversation on identifying and removing unnecessary regulations, increasing access to capital and facilitating growth in the small business sector.


Tuesday, December 11th
 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Gallup Building
901 F St NW # 400,
Washington, DC 20004


CLICK HERE for the program agenda, and use the  players below to watch video coverage of the event. 


Case Study with Alexis Ohanian, Co-founder, Reddit
Interviewer: Matt Danzico, Technology Reporter, BBC News


Case Study with Nick Friedman, Co-founder & President, College Hunks Hauling Junk
Interviewer: Clive Crook, Senior Editor, The Atlantic

Panel Discussion: “Facilitating Prosperity in the Small Business Community”  Featuring Zoltan Acs, Martin Baily, Robb Hilson, Karen Kerrigan and Y. Maria Martinez

Moderator: Steve Clemons, Washington Editor-at-Large, The Atlantic


Case Study with Rachael Chong, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Catchafire
Interviewer: Steve Clemons, Washington Editor-at-Large, The Atlantic


Case Study with Dave Gilboa, Co-founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer, Warby Parker
Interviewer: Matt Danzico, Technology Reporter, BBC News
Case Study with Nicolas Jammet and Nathaniel Ru, Co-founders, Sweetgreen
Interviewer: Clive Crook, Senior Editor, The Atlantic


Follow @Atlantic_LIVE for programming updates and join the conversation online using #SmallBiz

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