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Why New Growth Companies Aren’t Going Public

New Report Outlines Causes of Market Distortions Choking Recovery and Preventing New Growth Companies from Going Public

Derivatives known as "ETFs" are the true culprits in artificially setting stock prices and posing threats to market stability

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on November 08, 2010
Category:  Growth & Poverty 
1,300+ U.S. Organizations Gearing Up for Global Entrepreneurship Week

The U.S. is gearing up for the launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) on Nov. 15. More than 1,300 U.S. organizations in all 50 states are collaborating to celebrate entrepreneurship Nov. 15 – 21. These organizations include top universities, non-profit organizations, successful entrepreneurs, government agencies and corporate sponsors. The state of California is the most active with over 106 partner organizations, closely followed by Michigan (100 partners).

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on November 01, 2010
Category:  General 
A Look Back at Innovation Daily (Oct. 26- Nov. 1)

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: Top 5 Tech Trends for 2011(Information Week)...

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Posted by: Anonymous
on November 01, 2010
Category:  General 
DC Plans for Global Entrepreneurship Week

This month, millions of people around the globe will participate in the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurship. As thousands of events take place in more than 100 countries during Global Entrepreneurship Week, Washington, DC, is planning on making its mark through a number of policy events.

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on November 01, 2010
Category:  General  Capitol Hill 
Denmark’s Active Investment in Entrepreneurship

The following is a collaborative post by Jonathan Ortmans, president of the Public Forum Institute and a senior fellow at the Kauffman Foundation, and Anders Hoffman, Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Policy for Erhvervs- og Byggestyrelsen

Denmark is in many ways a paradoxical country. It has the world’s highest taxes and yet Danes are among the happiest people in the world according to the U.S. National Science Foundation. Denmark has generous social benefits, a large public sector and yet is quite innovative and entrepreneurial. The Global Competitiveness Report and the Index of Economic Freedom both rank Denmark 9th on their world lists, and the Legatum Prosperity Index ranks the country 6th in entrepreneurship and innovation. Denmark did not end in the top ten of these world lists by chance. What steps and policy initiatives made this possible?

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Posted by: Jonathan Ortmans
on November 01, 2010
Category:  Global  Growth & Poverty 
Grants Reward Universities for Creative Approaches to Commercialization

Three universities – Carnegie Mellon University, University of Missouri System and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – are this year’s "Kauffman Commercialization Leaders." This $100,000 grant award recognizes the universities’ creative approaches to help accelerate the process of bringing student and faculty innovations to market.

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on November 01, 2010
Category:  Education  Intellectual Property 
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (Nov. 1)

Both houses of Congress are home campaigning for the upcoming elections.

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on November 01, 2010

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