SBA Hosts Webinar For Young Entrepreneurs Starting a Business

SBA Hosts a Business Start Up Twitter Chat for Young Entrepreneurs

Tameka Montgomery, SBA Associate Administrator for the Office of Entrepreneurial Development

Tameka Montgomery, SBA Associate Administrator for the Office of Entrepreneurial Development
Are you a young entrepreneur interested in turning your business idea into a reality?

The U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting a Twitter Chat for young entrepreneurs in recognition of National Entrepreneurship Week (February 15-22) to learn how to turn their business idea into a reality, the steps to starting a business, and the know-how needed to help their businesses succeed.

If you’re already a young entrepreneur or want to become one, this chat is for you. In fact, the chat is open to anyone considering starting a business, and to everyone who can bring their best tweeting talents.


SBA Twitter Chat on Startup Advice Young Entrepreneurs Love
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
3 pm – 4 pm (ET)
Hashtag #sbaEweek

Participants will hear from SBA’s associate administrator for Entrepreneurial Development Tameka Montgomery. She will provide keen advice for young entrepreneurs to help them start, build and grow their small businesses from SBA’s Twitter handle, @SBAgov.

Participants will also get advice from Bridget Weston Pollack with the SBA resource partner SCORE. She will help answer questions and give valuable insight on starting a business. Her Twitter handle is @SCOREmentors.

You can also hear from genuine young entrepreneurs who have knocked down the hurdles to success. They are former SBA National Young Entrepreneur award winners:

  • 2010 winner Dan Price, co-founder & CEO of Gravity Payments — Twitter handle@DanPriceSeattle
  • 2006 winner Genevieve F. Thiers, CEO & Founder of — Twitter handle@genevievethiers

No registration is needed to take part in the chat, but you must have a Twitter account.