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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (June 20 - 26)

Secretary Geithner is scheduled to appear before the House Committee on Small Business to talk about access to capital and credit while the Budget Committee examines the long-term budget outlook with CBO director Douglas Elmendorf. On the Senate side, the Judiciary Committee tackles intellectual property law enforcement efforts.

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Mark Marich
on June 20, 2011
A Look Back at Innovation Daily (June 20 - 26)

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:

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Mark Marich
on June 20, 2011
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (June 13 - 19)

The House is back in session with a full slate of hearings throughout the week. Meanwhile, a quiet week on the Senate side does feature an examination of SBA programs by the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

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Mark Marich
on June 13, 2011
Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

With more women than men in the U.S. earning PhDs in the biological sciences and estimates that around 15 percent of the U.S. GNP over the next two decades will be comprised of life science activities, it is no surprise that women's entrepreneurship has attracted so much attention recently in both the developed and developing countries. And in many other countries, women's entrepreneurship is even more important as a separate track for cultural reasons.

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Jonathan Ortmans
on June 13, 2011
A Look Back at Innovation Daily (June 13 - 19)

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:

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Mark Marich
on June 13, 2011
Education Startups Unveiled at Kauffman Labs

Twenty-three entrepreneurs spent four months immersed in an intensive, hands-on program designed to catalyze the creation of high-growth companies to generate thousands of jobs with dramatic economic benefits in the education sector. Selected from more than 1,000 applicants, these entrepreneurs and their sixteen business concepts represent some of the very best education startups today.

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Mark Marich
on June 13, 2011
Rutgers Hosts Urban Entrepreneurship Summit

Rutgers University hosted the Urban Entrepreneurship Summit on its Newark, New Jersey campus today to focus on initiatives to boost job growth in America's cities.

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Mark Marich
on June 06, 2011
Double-Dip, Anyone?

The new employment statistics are out from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and it doesn't look any better than the previous months. Looking at the bottom line, unemployment remained "essentially unchanged" for the month of May at 9.1 percent (13.9 million people). During that period, the economy added 54,000 jobsódown considerably from the average of 220,000 jobs per month over the past several months.

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Mark Marich
on June 06, 2011
Hold On There, Youngsters

recent TechCrunch blog post by Adeo Ressi, the 39-year old founder of The Founder Institute, takes a poke at an earlier argument that entrepreneurs peak around the age of 25. 

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Mark Marich
on June 06, 2011
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy June 2

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Members of the House are back in their home districts for a Constituent Work Week.

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Mark Marich
on June 06, 2011

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