Small Businesses And Technology

Small Businesses And Technology

Time and money are often in short supply for small business owners, and investing in technology doesn't always rise to the top of their priority lists. We consider new options for small businesses on the tech front, with a look at local programs and national trends.

Time and money are often in short supply for small business owners, and investing in technology doesn't always rise to the top of their priority lists. But new tools like tablets and Square and greater access to broadband infrastructure are making it easier for businesses of all kinds, from bakeries to mechanics, to make use of technology. We consider new options for small businesses on the tech front, looking at local programs and national trends.

Guests

Sarah Needleman

reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Rob Mancini

Chief Technology Officer, The District of Columbia

Marla Bilonick

Director of Small Business Development, Latino Economic Development Center

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