SEC Report on Small Business Forum

September 29, 2021

On Sept. 27, the Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation delivered a report to Congress on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) 40th Annual Small Business Forum.

The report recaps the proceedings of the Forum, which took place virtually in May 2021, and includes the responses to the policy recommendations received from public participants.

The forum spotlighted the following issues, featuring panelists with in-depth knowledge of the issues facing small businesses across the United States:

  • Finding Your First Dollars: Navigating Your Way to Raise Early Rounds
  • Doing Your Diligence: How Savvy Early-Stage Investors Build Diversified Portfolios
  • Diversifying Capital Allocators: Tools for Emerging and Smaller Funds and Their Managers
  • Small Cap Insights: Perspectives on Smaller Public Companies

Videos from the sessions, including remarks from all five Commissioners are available here. The full report can be found here