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SXSW 2019

Disrupting Policy in the District and Beyond

Startups are rapidly disrupting all industries, finding solutions to a wide range of problems. In today’s age of political gridlock, startups are increasingly disrupting policymaking. From city hall to the halls of the Capitol, startups across the nation are developing creative answers to some of our biggest policy problems. Immigration, access to capital and short term rental regulations are just some of policy areas startups have found solutions for. Join David Krauss, Co-Founder of NoiseAware, Doug Rand, CEO and Co-Founder of Boundless, and Congressman Kevin Yoder in a panel moderated by Jennifer Fox, External Affairs Manager at Engine, to learn more about how advocacy is quickly becoming a key piece of every startup’s business plan.

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  1. How can startups help lawmakers find solutions to policy problems ?
  2. Why is it important to engage in policy? How has it helped your business?
  3. How does engaging with lawmakers look differently at all levels of government? What are some of the challenges?



Jennifer Fox, Manager, External Affairs, Engine

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Entrepreneurship & Startups
  • Track 2
  • Level: Beginner
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