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A Look Back at Innovation Daily Nov. 23-29

Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation -- courtesy of Innovation America. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week: Build Your Own Silicon Valley? (Campus Entrepreneurship)...

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Mark Marich
on November 29, 2010
Category:  General 
Expeditionary Economics: A New Approach to Post-Conflict Development

Earlier in November, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation released the inaugural paper in its Expeditionary Economics Research Series, setting a research agenda to reconsider the United States' approach to military and civilian development in areas stricken by conflict and natural disasters.

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Mark Marich
on November 29, 2010
Category:  General 
On the Road to Clean Energy

To become a global competitor in the burgeoning clean energy industry, the United States must reform policies and practices all along the innovation pipeline, from research and development to deployment and adoption. That’s according to a report the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation released recently at the Global Cleantech Open Ideas Competition, which was held as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.

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Mark Marich
on November 29, 2010
Category:  Energy 
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (Nov. 29)

Congress has returned from the Thanksgiving week recess with several meetings and hearings scheduled.

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Mark Marich
on November 29, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill 
Uruguay’s Entrepreneurship Fast-tracking

On my recent trip to South America during Global Entrepreneurship Week, I cast a mournful eye over Uruguay where, were it not for problems with flight schedules I had hoped to visit. Uruguay, the South American nation nestled between Brazil and Argentina, is trying to take the fast track toward becoming a startup economy.

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Jonathan Ortmans
on November 29, 2010
Category:  Global  Growth & Poverty 
A Look Back at Innovation Daily (Nov. 16-22)
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: The Future of Indian Technology (Tech Crunch)...
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Mark Marich
on November 22, 2010
Category:  General 
Global Entrepreneurship Week Sunsets with Renewed Hunger for Growth

I am happy to report that in its third year, Global Entrepreneurship Week grew by leaps and bounds. As more countries take advantage of this global movement, more minds are pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams. GEW has not just inspired students looking for a way to reach their goals, but the leaders of nations who were inspired in their efforts to boost growth by the sheer energy of the millions of participants in GEW activities during the past two weeks. In case you haven’t been following, here are a couple of anecdotes from this year’s Week, and the reaction it produced among some of the world’s leaders.

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Jonathan Ortmans
on November 22, 2010
Category:  Global  Growth & Poverty 
President Obama Proclaims National Entrepreneurs' Day

President Barack Obama and his Administration have sent a strong signal in support of the entrepreneurs who power the national economy. Last week, the president proclaimed Friday, November 19th as National Entrepreneurs' Day in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week, founded and sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation.

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Mark Marich
on November 22, 2010
Category:  General 
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy Nov. 22

No relevant hearings are scheduled while Congress observes the Thanksgiving recess.

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Mark Marich
on November 22, 2010
Top States in 'New Economy' Identified in New Study

Massachusetts, Washington, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey are the top five states at the forefront of the nation’s movement toward a global, innovation-based new economy, according to The 2010 State New Economy Index, released last week by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF).

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Mark Marich
on November 22, 2010
Category:  Growth & Poverty 

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