Episode 20

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11th Aug 2021

Tina Kapoor on bringing innovation to economic development

In this episode, host David Ponraj talks to Tina Kapoor, Economic Development Manager for the City of Fremont, CA. The two discuss innovation in the public sector, making the most of an economic crisis, creative partnership, and inclusive ways to make starting a business easier. Over a 20-year period, Tina built a career in economic development, excelling in the creation of innovative programs in partnership with private partners to nurture businesses and entrepreneurs. She has been honored as a Top Women of Influence in Silicon Valley and has crafted unique programs to support women and immigrant-owned entrepreneurs, small businesses, and underserved communities.

Learn more about Tina's work at: www.thinksiliconvalley.com

Learn more about Startup Space at: www.startupspace.us

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Breaking Down Barriers
A Podcast For Entrepreneurship Community Practitioners
We're showcasing the real work being done in communities across the US to break down barriers to entry for underserved and underrepresented entrepreneurs and small businesses. These are the untold stories of the heroes in the frontlines of building entrepreneurship resources in their communities and making it easier for people to start businesses and create wealth for their families. Find out more at startupspace.us/community