After #2 National Ranking, Rep. Wasserman Schultz Praises Thriving South Florida Business Community

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Washington, DC, June 5, 2015 | comments
South Florida's small businesses and startups have a lot to be proud of with their #2 national ranking for startup activity from the Kauffman Foundation. The energy and progress of our small businesses have inspired communities all across our state. South Florida's outstanding businesswomen have been crucial to this success, creating thriving initiatives and serving as mentors to tomorrow's female leaders. As one of the winners of the South Florida Business Journal's "Influential Business Woman" award, I know how vital each and every one of us is to moving our South Florida economy forward to create an economy that works for the middle class and working families.
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Congresswoman highlights growth in small business and women-owned business

 

Ft. LauderdaleCongresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale area was named #2 in the nation by the Kauffman Foundation for Start-Up Activity:

“South Florida’s small businesses and startups have a lot to be proud of with their #2 national ranking for startup activity from the Kauffman Foundation. The energy and progress of our small businesses have inspired communities all across our state. South Florida’s outstanding businesswomen have been crucial to this success, creating thriving initiatives and serving as mentors to tomorrow’s female leaders.

As one of the winners of the South Florida Business Journal’s “Influential Business Woman” award, I know how vital each and every one of us is to moving our South Florida economy forward to create an economy that works for the middle class and working families.”

Recently, Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz hosted a Small Business Workshop and Early Learning Business Institute workshop, which helped more than 400 small business owners and prospective entrepreneurs and awarded 74 graduation certificates to Early Learning Business Institute graduates. 

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Contact: 

Sean Bartlett, Sean.Bartlett@mail.house.gov

Geoff Burgan, Geoff.Burgan@mail.house.gov

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