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The Most Important Global Company You Have Never Heard Of

They are larger than amazon and have more users than ebay. Yet, most Americans have never heard of them. But this company’s implications for the global economy and the increase of human welfare to the world’s poor hold vast potential.

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Posted by: Cameron Cushman
on April 6, 2011
Category:  Global  Digesting DC 
Chinas Spotlight on the Global Entrepreneurship Renaissance

It is an important week for entrepreneurship around the world, especially here in China where we recently wrapped up the Kauffman Foundation-led Global Entrepreneurship Congress, bringing together impressive leaders in the field from over 100 nations. In addition to launching and recognizing more than 100 national campaigns to promote entrepreneurship through this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week (scheduled for November 14-20), we have witnessed this week entrepreneurship as a burgeoning phenomenon from Chile to China.

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Posted by: Jonathan Ortmans
on April 05, 2011
Category:  Growth & Poverty 
Correcting the 1099 Mistake

The Senate is expected to vote on April 5 on a 1099 fix resulting from passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-148). Specifically, Section 9006 would require all small businesses that purchase more than $600 in goods or services from a supplier to issue a form 1099 for tax purposes to that supplier.

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Posted by: Anonymous
on April 5, 2011
Category:  Digesting DC 
A Look Back at Innovation Daily (Mar. 29 - Apr. 4)

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: The Changing Picture of Entrepreneurship (Bloomberg Business Week)...

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on April 04, 2011
Category:  General 
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy Apr. 4

SBA programs get an examination during a Senate hearing, while several hearings are on tap on the House side, including the second in a series for the House Committee on Small Business regarding reauthorization of SBIR and STTR.

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on April 04, 2011
Category:  Capitol Hill 

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