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Emerging Businesses Event
The HBS Club of Washington, D.C.
Apr 26 - Wednesday
6:30 PM
8:00 PM

Please join us to meet some of the leaders of companies founded and based in Washington, DC. We will hear their perspective on the natural advantages and disadvantages of starting and growing a business in our Nation’s Capital.

Event Agenda

6:30PM: Reception

6:55PM: Welcome and Introduction, Ben Rose and Dan Jones, HBS Club Officers

7:00PM: Discussion with:

Tim Hwang (Co-Founder of FiscalNote)
Liam Patrick (CFO of &pizza)                 
Mickey Konson (Co-Founder of StreetShares)
Susan Tynan (Founder & CEO of Framebridge)

Moderated by Dayna Grayson (Partner at NEA)

7:40PM: Question and Answer with Attendees

8:00PM:Event Ends

Potential Questions

• Why did you start your business in Washington DC? What are the pros and cons of having a business in Washington DC? Have your views about the Washington DC area changed as your business has grown out of start-up mode and into more of a sustainable enterprise?
• What did HBS teach you about running a business? For Tim (who is currently still deferring HBS), would you consider teaching a class at HBS instead?
• What are the biggest surprises you have had in building your enterprise?
• How have you thought about funding/fundraising. Has being in Washington DC helped or hurt your ability to fundraise?

Club Background

Since its inception in 1933, the Harvard Business School Club of Washington, D.C. has served as the focal point for more than 4,300 alumni serving in business, government, and academia throughout the Washington metropolitan region. We have organized hundreds of speaker events, embassy programs, and networking and family activities to galvanize the entrepreneurial spirit of Harvard Business School graduates. Additionally, each year we award scholarships to two leaders of local nonprofits to fund attendance at an HBS Executive Education program on nonprofit management.

Contact Information
Primary Contact
Penny Cassidy

US Trust Penthouse
740 15th Street NW
Washington DC 20005

HBS Club Members: $35
Non-Members: $50

Tickets are Non-Refundable

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