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Congressman Carney to Discuss Job Creation with Delaware Entrepreneurs

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WILMINGTON, Del.- Congressman John Carney (D-DE) will visit The Loft at Start It Up Delaware on Wednesday to meet with Delaware entrepreneurs, tour the office, and discuss opportunities for job creation through small business development.

Start It Up Delaware members will brief the Congressman on their business plans and share their thoughts on how the federal government can encourage economic development by assisting entrepreneurs.

The visit will beon Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at The Loft at Start It Up Delaware, 605 N. Market St., 2nd Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801.

Start It Up Delaware is a public-private partnership that serves as a hub for entrepreneurs looking to transform ideas into reality. The partnership allows its members to access training, office space, and financial and legal resources to develop their start up ideas into businesses.

The visit coincides withStart Up Day Across America, an effort started by the bipartisan Innovation and Entrepreneurship U.S. House Caucus to help raise awareness of startup companies and build support for local members of the entrepreneurial community.

A recent study by the Kauffman Foundation showed that startup businesses create the vast majority of new jobs. Between 1980 and 2005, businesses less than five years old accounted for an average of 3 million jobs per year.

In 2012, Congressman Carney introduced key measures making it easier for emerging companies to go public and access needed capital. His improvements were included in the JOBS Act that was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama.

WHO: U.S. Representative John Carney

Mona A. Parikh, Esq., Managing Director, Start It Up Delaware

Adam Cofield, Co-Founder, Enymbus

Mac Nagaswami, CEO & Founder, Carvertise

Jay Greene, Founder, Jay Greene Architectural Photography

Matt Eckman, Co-Founder, Kurbi

WHAT: Congressman Carney will visit the Start It Up Delaware and discuss job creation with its members

WHEN: Wednesday, August 6, 2014

9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: The Loft at Start It Up Delaware

605 N. Market Street

2nd Floor

Wilmington, DE 19801

Visit www.startitupdelaware.org for more information on Start It Up Delaware and its members.
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