Open Phones: Starting a Business

President Obama's "you didn't build that" comment has sparked a conversation about the role of government in private business. We want to hear directly from business owners about how they got their start. Seth Pinsky, president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, helps field the calls.

Listeners: Call us if you started a business--big or small--and tell us the story of how you did it. How do you view government support for entrepreneurs like you? What would you want to see more of or less of? 212-433-9692, or post here!