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Finding Belgium's Startup Barriers
From an outsider perspective, Belgium has a very diverse economy with dozens of influences coming together at its prime location in the heart of the EU. Being the home to several major European universities, and a mix of service-based economy in the north and industrial-based in the south, Belgium has a diverse market structure that keeps it competitive and one of the highest income per capita economies in the world. However, when it comes to entrepreneurship, Belgium is not thriving.
PCAST Tackles Spectrum Sharing, Advanced Manufacturing
Last week was a busy one for the President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology, an advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers who make policy recommendations “where understanding of science, technology and innovation is key to strengthening our economy.” In two separate reports, PCAST explored approaches to meet the sky-rocketing demand for wireless broadband as well as the necessary steps to provide long-term U.S. leadership in advanced manufacturing.
Checking Up on Optimism—Or Should We Say Down?
With a couple of new surveys out from NFIB and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, it’s time to check in again on just how optimistic entrepreneurs and small business owners are.
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy
Last week, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke gave a sobering review of the U.S. economy. This week, a number of Congressional hearings continue to address the underlying issues--like the impact of Dodd-Frank and the 10th anniversary of Sarbanes-Oxley--as well as the potential in cloud computing and commercializing research from the international space station.
A Look Back at Innovation Daily
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.