President Barack Obama joined Mark Zuckerberg and other entrepreneurs from around the world for a panel presentation on Friday at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Silicon Valley to discuss how technology can empower small businesses
Obama and Zuckerberg both called for more action and support for startups, including increased web connectivity and availability to new tools and opportunities, from finding partners around to globe to getting funding for a new venture.
“Turns out that starting your own business is not easy,” Obama told attendees during the panel. “You have to have access to capital, you have to meet the right people, you have to have mentors who can guide you as you get your idea off the ground.” …
Via: Mashable: Startups