Saturday, January 24, 2015

Small Business and Emerging Technologies Conference (Online or In Person)

By: Stan Washington
Date: January 24, 2015

 No More Slow Sales! Grow your business ON PURPOSE!The FCC’s Office of Communications Business Opportunities (OCBO) will host a Small Business & Emerging Technologies Conference and Tech Fair.
When: January 27, 2015, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM EST
Where:  At the FCC Headquarters, Commission Meeting Room
Address: 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC.

This important event will focus on innovation by fledgling entrepreneurs in information technology and telecom. We will be highlighting small businesses, and particularly minority and women-owned tech start-ups. We will be examining some of the challenges that tech start-ups face, as well as some of the more specific issues that often preclude technical innovation in the minority business community.
In addition to the event
Our panel discussions, we are hosting a “Fast Pitch” Program for the afternoon where tech entrepreneurs will have a unique opportunity to present their ideas/products to – and get feedback from – experts on launching and capitalizing new businesses.
This event will be streamed live.  Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request.  The request should include a detailed description of the accommodation needed and contact information.  Please provide as much advance notice as possible; last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.  Send an e-mail to or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).

Call to register for  this event OCBO at (202) 418-0990 or via email Persons interested in participating via the internet may do so by logging on to

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