A Special Thanks to the

Consortium Founders

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Also a Special Thanks to our

Small Business Partners:

SCORE Announces National Public/Private Broadband Consortium

SCORE to Drive Small Business Growth thru Technology Adoption 

Join us for a national launch event to debut the formation of a public/private partnership to accelerate small business growth through access to Broadband.


SCORE work together with corporate America to help increase small business success.


Join Us for the National Kick-off Event
Date: April 7, 2010        
Time: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Eastern
The Reagan Building
Polaris Suite
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

Why Attend: 

Meet corporate, government and small business leaders who are committed to the success of small business through the use of technology. We salute the FCC for its National Broadband Plan.  

  • Learn about the new partnership, as identified in the FCC broadband plan.
  • Find out about the generous contributions from the private sector founding partners.
  • Hear from entrepreneurs on how they achieved their small business success using broadband.
  • Hear from our panel of leading technology experts.


  • FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski
  • SBA Administrator Karen Mills
  • SCORE CEO Ken Yancey
  • Leading technology experts from AT&T, Best Buy, Cisco, Constant Contact, Google, HP, Intuit, Microsoft, Skype and Time Warner Cable Business Class
  • 2 small business owners with broadband success stories

The Initiative: A nationwide focus to increase digital literacy, web skills, ecommerce capabilities and online communications tools usage for small businesses. The effort will primarily focus on leveling the playing field for small business success. Consortium founders are generously donating to The SCORE Foundation: free or discounted services & applications, training content, train-the-trainer assistance and funding.

About the Consortium
SCORE is pleased to announce a nationwide public/private partnership with leading Fortune 500 Companies who will work together to help accelerate small business growth through the use of broadband technologies. SCORE is pleased to bring together a consortium to work together to bring broadband training, tools and resources to small businesses nationwide. Leading technology firms in the United States and SCORE's extensive network of 12,800 business mentors across the country partner to meet this need. 


April 07, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. EST
April 07, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. EST

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