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September 30, 2008

HACU testifies to SBA in support of S2920, the Minority Entrepreneurship and Innovation Pilot Program

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities President and CEO, Antonio Flores submitted testimony for a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship focusing on “Business Start-up Hurdles in Underserved Communities: Access to Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship Training.”  The hearing took place on September 25, 2008, in the nation’s capital.

Flores commended the committee’s interest in authorizing the Minority Entrepreneurship and Innovation Pilot Program (S. 2920, Sec. 351) and strongly urged the Committee to adopt the legislation.

A transcript of the testimony is available under "Government Relations News" at hacu.net or download here.