The U.S. SBA is hosting a "Hot Start New Business Creation" program during Digital Capital Week to promote the startup ecosystem in our Nation's Capital. Aspiring entrepreneurs and current start-ups are invited to join SBA and a wide range of partners and business experts who will share advice, practical tips, and more, all free and open to the public. Panel sessions on start-up basics, the 'nuts and bolts' of running a small business, financing options, and real-world case studies will compliment hands-on services provided by counselors, lenders, and local business licensing officials. All entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs interested in starting their first business (or their fifteenth!) are welcome to attend.