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A 16 Point Gameplan for the U.S. Economy

Inc. Magazine has just released an article that serves as “a game plan to help revitalize the American economy.” The article is called Revitalizing the American Dream, and details 16 steps for how to promote entrepreneurial optimism and create jobs. Inc. underlined the importance of startups by echoing a recent...

on July 08, 2010
Category:  Education  Immigration  Tax Code  Technology Transfer 
The Importance of Start Ups
When it comes to U.S. job growth, startup companies aren’t everything. They’re the only thing.That is the key message from a recently released Kauffman Foundation report entitled "The Importance of Startups in Job Creation and Job Destruction." The findings echo testimony given earlier this month before... [More]
on July 07, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill 
Roundtables on Entrepreneurship Education Scheduled
Looking ahead to the end of 2010 and into 2011, the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) at Stanford University is conducting five Roundtables on Entrepreneurship Education (REE) for universities worldwide. The 2011 roundtables will mark the tenth year for the program -- and its first appearance in... [More]
on July 06, 2010
Category:  Global 
Commerce Forums on Innovation to Continue
The U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Economic Development Administration held a forum on June 29th on the topic of innovation. The forum took place at the University of Massachusetts in Boston and featured David Kappos, the Under Secretary of... [More]
on July 06, 2010
Category:  Education  Technology Transfer 
An Alternative Economic Stimulus Plan

The Huffington Post recently featured a piece by Kauffman vice president and researcher Robert E. Litan entitled“Entrepreneurial Stimulus Package can Help U.S. Jobs Shortfall.” Litan writes that the U.S.already has an alternative economic stimulus plan, one that does not require a massive federal bailout: to support entrepreneurship....

on July 06, 2010
A Look Back at Innovation Daily
Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation-- courtesy of Innovation America and its founder, Rich Bendis. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week: Illinois Approves Angel Investment Credit, Extends R&D Credit (from SSTI Weekly Digest) China unveils... [More]
on July 05, 2010
Category:  Environment  Tax Code  Technology Transfer  Workforce 
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: No Hearings

The House and Senate have adjourned for the week-long recess for their Independence Day Work Period. They will return to Washington for legislative business on July 12.

on July 05, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill 
Reshaping Economic Landscape in Saudi Arabia
As the King of Saudi Arabia met in the U.S. with President Barack Obama on June 29th, the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) released its first newsletter dedicated to entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia. The news suggests that the country is gradually gaining a supportive... [More]
on July 03, 2010
Category:  Global 
A New Generation of Entrepreneurs to Commercialize Innovations

Kauffman Senior Fellow Dane Stangler spoke before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee hearing titled “Fueling Local Economies: Research, Innovation and Jobs,” on Tuesday, June 29, 2010. PDE staff report: The hearing, moderated by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, featured testimonies from  Cornell University Professor Zachary Shulman,...

on July 01, 2010
Category:  Technology Transfer 

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