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A Look Back at Innovation Daily

Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation--courtesy of Innovation America. Below, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories compiled from the last week on crowdfunding in Europe and Canada, the expanding boundaries of Silicon Valley, the power of human networking and encourage entrepreneurs in India. 

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 31, 2014
Category:  General 
National Boundaries are Porous for Global Entrepreneurs

I have just returned from the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) where this year over 5,000 people gathered from 153 countries to talk about starting and scaling new firms.  Of note this year was the fact that the gathering was held in Moscow at a time of  geopolitical tension around Crimea. Given that the Olympics in Sochi attracted less than 100 nations, the GEC last week provided clear evidence of the powerful role entrepreneurs now play on the global stage.

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Posted by: Jonathan Ortmans
on March 24, 2014
Category:  Global 
FY 2015 Budget Request Continues Regional Innovation Strategies

The Obama Administration unveiled additional details recently of its FY 2015 budget request, which includes $25 million for a Regional Innovation Strategies Program that will continue coordinated interagency competitions.

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 24, 2014
Category:  Capitol Hill 
A Look Back at Innovation Daily

Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation--courtesy of Innovation America. Below, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories compiled from the last week.

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 24, 2014
Category:  General 
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy

Congress gets back into full swing this week with a collection of committee hearings on Capitol Hill. The House Small Business Committee has a couple of hearings of interest -- first reviewing the proposed SBA budget for 2015 and then exploring the negative impact occupational licensing has on entrepreneurship and jobs. Other topics covered include: a possible end to the Fed's quantitative easing program, the proposed 2015 budget request for science agencies, bankruptcy reform, cyber security, the international financial system, quantitative easing and improving access to power throughout Africa. 

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 24, 2014
Category:  Capitol Hill 
A Global Voice for Entrepreneurship
As the day starts in Washington, DC, we are concluding the first of day of the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Congress . The entrepreneurship communities from 153 countries gathered to bond on their common cause to unleash new ideas, remove roadblocks and solve problems in almost every imaginable realm.  Following a welcome from Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, the GEC kicked off with thousands of delegates at the Research + Policy Summit.  [More]
Posted by: Jonathan Ortmans
on March 17, 2014
Category:  Global 
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy

Both houses of Congress are in  recess, back in their home states for a one-week work period. Members are slated to return to Washington next Monday, March 24. 

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 17, 2014
Category:  Capitol Hill 
A Look Back at Innovation Daily

Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation--courtesy of Innovation America. Today, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories compiled from the last week on Dell's switch from public to private, inequalities brought about by entrepreneurship, the rise of entrepreneurial activity among those over the age of 50, thoughts on the accelerator bubble and serial entrepreneurs. 

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 17, 2014
Category:  General 
Chattanooga Unions Debate
We summarize a recent debate on the decline of labor unions. [More]
Posted by: Jordan Bell-Masterson
on March 13, 2014
Category:  Growthology 
Latin American Startup Champions Gear Up for Moscow Gathering

Of the nearly 4,000 delegates from 153 nations signed up for the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) next week in Moscow, a large number are traveling from Latin America. The region’s startup ecosystems are now firmly part of the global entrepreneurship grid and with such strong delegations expected from cities like Medellín, Santiago and Buenos Aires, it is clear they don’t want there to be any doubt around the world about it. 

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Posted by: Jonathan Ortmans
on March 10, 2014
Category:  Global 

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