Wednesday, February 21, 2007

The Entrepreneurs' New Friends

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Not all business folks are worried about the Democratic takeover of Congress. Venture capitalists, for example, are welcoming Nydia Velázquez, D-N.Y., as the new chairwoman of the House Committee on Small Business.

"We feel she really understands the positive impact of venture-backed companies," says Emily Mendell, a spokeswoman for the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). Full story at