Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Meets up groups inspiring urban entrepreneurship

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NJ hosts summit on urban entrepreneurship





By SAMANTHA HENRY
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06.07.11, 10:10 AM EDT








NEWARK, N.J. --
Experts on small business growth say urban entrepreneurs are crucial to the nation's economic recovery.

"An entrepreneur can truly change the fortunes of their families," said Marie Johns, deputy administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration. "We need to find them, connect with them and put them on the path to making their dreams a reality."

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and the co-founder of the travel website Priceline were among those offering advice and encouragement.

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