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CSG State Entrepreneurship Days

Presented by CSG's State Pathways to Prosperity Initiative
The Council of State Governments, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, is hosting a series of sessions in state capitols that will feature experts, practitioners and national thought leaders as we explore state-based solutions for increased entrepreneurship. Attendees will learn about the latest research on the importance of entrepreneurship to economic growth and innovative policy strategies to encourage entrepreneurship.

 

Learn more about CSG's State Pathways to Prosperity Initiative »

 

Upcoming Event

 

 
Memphis, Tennessee | May 13, 2014 | 10:00 AM–3:00 PM

 

Flyer agenda

 

 

Speakers:

 

 

 

Mark Norris
Tennessee Senate Majority Leader and 2014 CSG National Chair

 

Jason Wiens
Lead Policy Engagement Manager, Kauffman Foundation

 

Jeff Chapman
Manager, Economic Development Tax
Incentives Project, The Pew
Charitable Trusts
Steven J. Bares President and Executive Director, Memphis Bioworks Foundation

 

Charlie Brock
CEO & President, Launch Tennessee

 

 

Larry Gibson
Manufacturing Director, Unilever

 

 

 

Ted Townsend
Asst. Commissioner
of Strategy, TN Dept. of Economic and Community Development
Kelly Penwell
Director, Experiential Learning Lab,
University of Memphis

 

   
Stan Elliott
Director,
Missouri Innovation Campus
Andre Fowlkes
President, Start Co.
   
       
       

 

 

 


 

Past Events

 

Phoenix
Phoenix, Arizona | March 24, 2014 | 9:30 AM–12:30 PM

 

Flyer agenda Materials

 

 

Speakers:

 

Stangler Motoyama BSherman Spearman
Dane Stangler
Vice President of Research
and Policy
Kauffman Foundation
Yasuyuki Motoyama
Senior Scholar
Kauffman Foundation
Brian Sherman
Senior Vice President, Business Development
Arizona Commerce Authority

Pat Spearman,
Nevada Senator

 

 

 

 

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Hartford, Connecticut | April 1, 2014 | 9 AM–Noon

 

more info agenda Materials

 

 

Speakers:

 

Stangler Motoyama Chapman Leonardi
Dane Stangler
Vice President of Research and Policy
Kauffman Foundation
Yasuyuki Motoyama
Senior Scholar
Kauffman Foundation
Jeff Chapman
Manager, Economic Development Tax Incentives Project
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Claire Leonardi
Chief Executive Officer
Connecticut Innovations
Rathgeber McLeod Andrew Lembo
John Rathgeber President, Connecticut Business and Industry Association
Christopher McLeod
President & CEO, AxioMx, Inc.
Andrew Greenawalt
Founder & CEO, Continuity Control
Kevin Lembo
Connecticut State Comptroller

 

 

 

Nebraska
 
Lincoln, Nebraska | April 2, 2014 | 11:30 AM–1:30 PM

 

Flyer agenda Materials

 

 

Speakers:       

 

Stangler Motoyama Chapman Hoffman
Dane Stangler
Vice President of Research and Policy
Kauffman Foundation
Yasuyuki Motoyama
Senior Scholar
Kauffman Foundation
Bob Zahradnik
Director, State Fiscal and Economic Growth
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Dan Hoffman
COO
Invest Nebraska

 

 


 

Archived Webinar

Webinar
The Power of Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, April 15, 2-3 p.m. EDT