On Friday, March 30th, 25 of Cincinnati’s top business professionals are visiting the White House to speak with senior administration officials on Friday with Mayor Mark Mallory. It is an honor that the group of Cincinnatians includes a Bad Girl Venture’s Graduate, Heather Curless of Greener Stock! While in Washington, the group will be giving their input about job creation, workforce development, manufacturing, access to capital, and the economy as a whole, among other topics. Being among the cities chosen, Cincinnati is fortunate to be invited to participate, both in receiving and giving information to the White House.
We would like to know your opinions about the White House visit that is occurring tomorrow. Take a look at the article in the Business Courier and tell us your reaction!
Is this invitation steering America’s economy in the right direction for job stimulation?
Do you see this as an opportunity to tell the White House what real business owners are concerned about?
Do you think the administration will listen what these business owners are asking for to grow in this economic environment?
Given the topics they are going to discuss, what would you want to ask?
You can submit your answers and questions by replying below. Our goal is to provide some answers upon their return!
The Senate has approved (73-26) the JOBS Act with amendments from Senator Jeff Merkley‘s CROWDFUND Act. Under the Senate bill, entrepreneurs will be able to raise up to $1 million per year through online crowdfunding platforms like SoMoLend. The bill includes added protection for non-accredited investors. The amount investors will be able to lend will depend on their income with some individuals capped at $2,000.
We’d like to share an important press release today: