The State of Small Business and Startups in the Digital Economy, July 22

By at 22 July, 2021, 11:03 am

Please Join Us for a Capitol Hill Briefing

July 22, 2021

1:00 p.m.-3:00 ET

The digital economy grew significantly under COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns. Millions of entrepreneurs transformed their businesses and business models using digital tools and technology platforms.

How did COVID-19 transform the small business and entrepreneurial sector? What trends will stick in a post-COVID economy? What policies are needed to encourage the adoption of digital tools and the creation of new innovations that will help entrepreneurs and small businesses compete and thrive, and for startups to reach their full growth potential?

Join us for this virtual event on July 22 at 1:00 p.m. to learn more.  RSVP to and link will be provided.


Digital Transformation and Small Business

The Big Covid Pivot. What Trends Will Stick? The Future of Digital.

1:00 p.m. ET

Rieva Lesonsky, Founder & CEO, Grow Biz Media, and Co-Founder, Small Biz Daily

Sarah Kelsey, Owner, Rhinestone Lipgloss, Wapakoneta, Ohio

Ramon Ray, Founder, Smart Hustle, and author of “Celebrity CEO”

MODERATED BY: Gregg Stebben, Host, Growth Without Barriers



Fueling Digital Transformation, Innovation and Investment

What Policies will Foster Growth, Entrepreneurship, U.S. Competitiveness and Small Business Recovery?

2:00 p.m. ET

Jeff Farrah, General Counsel, National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

Raymond J. Keating, Chief Economist, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

● Adam Kovacevich, Founder and CEO,  Chamber of Progress

Barbara Weltman, Founder, Big Ideas for Small Business®

MODERATED BYKaren Kerrigan, President & CEO, SBE Council  

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