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Small Business Association Hosts Twitter Chat For Young Entrepreneurs

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Tameka-Montgomery-sba-1If you started off 2014 saying you wanted to pursue your entrepreneurship goals, or wanted to further whatever entrepreneurial endeavors you were already involved in then this twitter chat hosted by the U.S. Small Business Association may be just what you need.

The U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting a Twitter Chat for young entrepreneurs in recognition of National Entrepreneurship Week (February 15-22) to learn how to turn their business idea into a reality, the steps to starting a business, and the know-how needed to help their businesses succeed.

SBA Twitter Chat on Startup Advice Young Entrepreneurs Love 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
3 pm – 4 pm (ET)
Hashtag #sbaEweek

Participants will hear from SBA’s associate administrator for Entrepreneurial Development Tameka Montgomery. She will provide keen advice for young entrepreneurs to help them start, build and grow their small businesses from SBA’s Twitter handle, @SBAgov.

Participants will also get advice from Bridget Weston Pollack with the SBA resource partner SCORE. She will help answer questions and give valuable insight on starting a business. Her Twitter handle is @SCOREmentors.

You can also hear from genuine young entrepreneurs who have knocked down the hurdles to success. They are former SBA National Young Entrepreneur award winners:

  • 2010 winner Dan Price, co-founder & CEO of Gravity Payments – Twitter handle@DanPriceSeattle
  • 2006 winner Genevieve F. Thiers, CEO & Founder of – Twitter handle@genevievethiers

No registration is needed to take part in the chat, but you must have a Twitter account. For more info, check out the original post on Black Enterprise or check the above links for specified information. Don’t let this year get away from you without taking care of business with your business!


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