School Represented at White House Meeting on Entrepreneurship
December 08, 2011
|Susan Amat (center) met with entrepreneurial leaders and White House officials for a discussion on building strong startup ecosystems.
Susan Amat, a management and marketing lecturer at the School, was among regional leaders and entrepreneurs from Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, and Tennessee who joined the Startup America all-entrepreneur board and senior administration officials at the White House for an in-depth discussion on building strong startup ecosystems across the country Dec. 8.
The leaders shared their region's bright spots and challenges, discussed the value of entrepreneur-led initiatives and the involvement of the entire private sector in rallying entire communities to focus on job creation.
They also provided recommendations for how Startup America can best help the regions strengthen their local startup networks and engage young companies to help them grow organically in their hometowns.