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May 19, 2016 10:07 am

Drexel’s Chuck Sacco will join congressional panel on startup funding

Representatives from the White House, Microsoft and Silicon Harlem will also be joining the discussion, which will explore the current funding environment.
The U.S. Capitol, in Washington D.C.

The U.S. Capitol, in Washington D.C.

(Photo by Flickr user wallyg, used under a Creative Commons license)

Next Wednesday, a local voice on tech and entrepreneurship will offer advice to Congress.

Drexel University’s Chuck Sacco, director of the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, will be a panelist during an event called “Congressional Briefing: New Models For Tech Start-Up Funding & Economic Impact in Washington D.C.”

The panel, organized by Lnk Agency, is cosponsored by Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), and moderated by tech entrepreneurship advocate Lauren deLisa Coleman.

Chuck Sacco. (Courtesy photo)

Chuck Sacco. (Courtesy photo)

Sacco will join representatives from the White House, Microsoft and Silicon Harlem, in a discussion that aims to examine the current funding environment for tech startups and other ventures.

“This briefing will analyze current imbalances in the industry, psycho-social factors, impact on diverse demographics, current/new solutions and players in venture models, forecast, and U.S. economic impact,” reads the invite to the event, which is free and open to the public.

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