AnewAmerica Celebrates Small Business Week 2017 in San Jose!


AnewAmerica’s Womens’ Business Centerparticipated in the 6th Annual Summit on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in San Jose as part of the City of San Jose’s Small Business Week activities.  AnewAmerica alumna Betty Bedrigalof Betty’s Butterflies, a multi-lingual day care facility, participated on the Access to Capital panel discussion moderated by Mark Quinn, SBA Director for Northern California.  AnewAmerica’s Director of Programming Jeff Butlerco-hosted a workshop, “Resources for Start-Ups” with San Jose Public Library Works.  In addition, AnewAmerica had a table during the event to give budding entrepreneurs information on how AnewAmercia can help them.  Highlights of the day included Welcome Remarks by San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, Northern CA SBA Director Mark Quinnand County of Santa Clara Supervisor Bruce Knopf.  In addition, Keynote speakers were Trami Cronof Chopsticks Alley and Damien Hooper-Campbell, Director of Diversityat eBay.   Small Business owners, entrepreneurs and budding entrepreneurs were found contacts with resources to help them maintain, growth and jump start their business!!