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Thursday, June 18 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
How New Technologies are Reducing Friction and Transaction Costs for Small Businesses and Cities Limited Seating

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1 Hour Panel:

Moderated by civic innovation incubator Tumml,  this session examines how start-ups are reducing financial friction for small businesses and cities. OpenCounter goes to the core of the city/small business interface by simplifying the permitting and zoning process; their mission is to help “productize” economic development. Neighborly is opening up the field of municipal finance, taking the rather stodgy municipal bond into the social and crowdfunding age — which drives greater engagement and support for city projects. Together the panel will explore how start-up innovation and energy is being applied to small business, and the kind of problems that have been encountered along the way.

Moderator
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Julie Lein

Co-Founder and President, Tumml
Julie is the Co-Founder and President of Tumml, an urban ventures accelerator based in San Francisco.  A nonprofit, Tumml’s mission is to empower entrepreneurs to solve urban problems.  During the last two years, the organization has supported over 65 entrepreneurs from 23 startups... Read More →

Speakers
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David Graham

Deputy Chief Operating Officer Neighborhood Services, City of San Diego
David Graham is a veteran local government advisor having worked for the County of San Diego and City of San Diego as well as a stint in private sector public affairs. Serving on Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s Executive Leadership team as DCOO for the Office of Neighborhood Services, he... Read More →
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Joel Mahoney

Co-Founder, OpenCounter
Joel Mahoney is a civic technologist and entrepreneur. He was an inaugural Fellow at Code for America, and served as a technical advisor to the organization. During his Fellowship, Joel worked with the City of Boston to build DiscoverBPS.org, which helps parents to navigate the city's complicated school registration process. The project won praise from parents, teachers and school department officials, and was selected for an International Design for Experience Award in 2014.Prior to Code for America, Joel started a... Read More →
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Musab Saleh

Sr. Director – Payments, Quality Infrastructure & Release Engineering, Paypal
Musab Saleh is the Sr. Director for Quality Infrastructure & Release engineering for PayPal. The team works on frameworks, tools and rails that enable 3000+ global PayPalian’s develop, test and release code on a daily basis. Prior to his current role, Musab was head of PayPal’s... Read More →
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Jase Wilson

CEO, Neighborly
Jase Wilson is co-founder and CEO of Neighborly, the Community Investment Marketplace. Neighborly connects people with high-quality opportunities to invest directly in the places and civic projects they care about, and gives communities the tools needed for "crowd-first" financing... Read More →

Track Curators
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Code for America

Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship
Code for America believes government can work for the people, by the people in the 21st century. We build open source technology and organize a network of people dedicated to making government services simple, effective, and easy to use. Here's how: We encourage and empower residents... Read More →

Thursday June 18, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Nob Hill C: Small Business Development & Entrepreneruship

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