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White House Hangout: Startup America.

Article / Review by on February 1, 2012 – 6:34 pmNo Comments

White House Hangout: Startup America

Ed. Note: This live event has concluded. Watch the video below or on YouTube and stay tuned for upcoming White House Hangouts.

On Thursday, February 2nd at 5:30 p.m. EST, Gene Sperling, Steve Case and Aneesh Chopra are joining a conversation with Americans across the country in a special White House Hangout focused on Startup America. Will you join them?


White House Hangout with Startup America

Gene Sperling, Steve Case, and Aneesh Chopra answer questions about Startup America in a Google Hangout./ February 2, 2012.

Startup America is a White House initiative that was launched to celebrate, inspire, and accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship throughout the nation. In honor of its one-year anniversary, we’re hosting a special White House Hangout, a live multi-person video chat, through Google+ to talk with Americans across the country about the initiative and answer questions about President Obama’s new proposals to accelerate startup and small business growth.

Joining the Startup America Hangout will let you engage with one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs and Senior Administration officials:

  • Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council (read more)
  • Steve Case, Chairman of the Startup America Partnership (read more)
  • Aneesh Chopra, US Chief Technology Officer (read more)

We hope you’ll Hangout with us on Thursday, February 2nd at 5:30 p.m. EST. Here’s how you can get involved:

And in case you missed it, President Obama participated in the first White House Hangout from the West Wing earlier this week. In the first completely virtual interview from the White House, the President sat down with people from across the country to discuss his State of the Union Address.

For upcoming White House Hangouts and more chances to engage, follow the White House on Google+

By Kori Schulman
Deputy Director of Outreach for the Office of Digital Strategy

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Kori Schulman, Deputy Director of Outreach for the Office of Digital Strategy.

Kori Schulman
Deputy Director of Outreach for the Office of Digital Strategy

In May of 2009, Kori Schulman joined the new media team at the White House, now known as the Office of Digital Strategy. Prior to this role, Kori was a graphic designer for President Obama’s 2008 Presidential Campaign based in Chicago and the 2009 Presidential Inaugural Committee in Washington, DC. Before coming to the White House, she worked on the book Designing Obama, a chronicle of art from the 2008 campaign.

Born and raised in Chicago, Kori concentrated in American Studies at Brown University and studied graphic design at Central Saint Martins.

You can follow her on Twitter @ks44.

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About Startup America.

Startup America is a White House initiative that was launched to celebrate, inspire, and accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship throughout the nation.

Startups are engines of job creation. Entrepreneurs intent on growing their businesses create the lion’s share of new jobs, in every part of the country and in every industry. And it is entrepreneurs in clean energy, medicine, advanced manufacturing, information technology, and other innovative fields who will build the new industries of the 21st century, and solve some of our toughest global challenges.

>>> Learn more About Startup America <<<

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*  The above story is adapted from materials provided by  The White House

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