FCC Plans Capitalization Workshop For Minority-Owned, Women-Owned Businesses
October 13, 2010 at 4:24 AM (PT)
The FCC's Office of Communications Business Opportunities is holding a "Capitalization Strategies Workshop" for small, minority-owned and women-owned businesses in the communications industry. The workshop is scheduled for NOVEMBER 12th at FCC headquarters in WASHINGTON.
The workshop will include two panels, one with government representatives and the other with private sector financial experts. Thirty-minute breakout sessions for one-on-one meetings with experts are also planned.
Among the experts available at the breakout sessions (which require pre-registration) are CORE CAPITAL's MARK LEVINE, RLJ EQUITY PARTNERS' JERRY JOHNSON, OPPORTUNITY CAPITAL PARTNERS' ANITA STEPHENS GRAHAM, the SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION's RICHARD BLEWETTE, The NTIA's MAUREEN LEWIS, The USDA Rural Utilities Service's GARY BOJES, the TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT FUND's JIM PASTORIZA, SYNCOM's ROBERT L. GREENE, the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship's CHERYL MILLER, and the MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY's CARLOS GUZMAN.