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Wednesday, June 17 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Entrepreneur's Forum: Raising Capital
No matter the type of business, the one tangible measure of success for entrepreneurs is having an idea that can attract funding. Capital is vital to start up success, but limited capital is among the top reasons why new businesses fail. In this panel, experts will explore ways to find and secure funding, and discuss challenges that are specific to Millennial entrepreneurs.

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Alex Wirth

Co-Founder, Quorum
Alex Wirth is the cofounder of Quorum, Washington’s next generation legislative strategy platform that provides quantitative insights into the U.S. Congress. Secretary Clinton appointed Alex to the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO where he chairs the Youth Working Group and serves as its youngest member. Alex served as the inaugural Chair of the Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council and as an intern in the Office of the Chief of... Read More →

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David Arabov

Founder, Elite Daily
David Arabov has always been driven by an insatiable entrepreneurial spirit. While studying at Pace University, David started his first business: an online publication that “Millennials can’t get enough of,” as Business Insider once described.  |  Elite Daily has quickly become one of the most popular sites on the web, due to David’s understanding of the void in the marketplace for content specific to this... Read More →
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John Bienko

Deputy for Entrepreneurship Education, US Small Business Administration
John “Jack” Bienko is the Deputy Director for Entrepreneurship Education at the U.S. Small Business Administration Headquarters (SBA). SBA facilities billions of dollars in financing and contracts each year while overseeing a broad entrepreneurial support system and assisting communities recover from disasters. Mr. Bienko’s team develops national educational opportunities for entrepreneurs through direct programming... Read More →
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Timothy A. Flanagan

Executive Director, Washington Area Community Investment Fund
As Executive Director of the Washington Area Community Investment Fund, Mr. Flanagan works on access to capital issues for small businesses. Under his leadership, WACIF (wake-if) has engineered a $1 million net asset turnaround and grown average yearly loan production by over 300% while improving credit quality. Mr. Flanagan has dreams of making WACIF (Wake-if) a national model for community development lending. He has started realizing that goal... Read More →

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GVH Live

GVH Live is a digital media startup. We pride ourselves on our independence and represent no political bias. We believe that exchanging information, and fostering debate and discussion can create a positive impact on the world and we work to ensure that Millennials have this opportunity.

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Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo

Wednesday June 17, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
1776 1133 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20005