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Roadblocks to Startup Success

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: Financial Reform Legislation Gives Angel Investors a Break (from Small Business Trends) Venture-Capital...

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on July 21, 2010
Category:  General  Immigration 
Peace (and Startups) in the Middle East

World leaders have focused on peace in the Middle East for decades and efforts to engage populations directly through entertainment and the arts -- like music, dance, poetry and painting -- have also aimed to bridge the gap between cultures. Now, Startup Weekend is banking on...

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on July 19, 2010
Category:  Global 
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy

Tuesday, July 20, 2010House Science and Technology Committee - Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight"Building a Science of Economics for the Real World" Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2318 10:00AM - 12:00PMWitnesses: Dr. Robert M. Solow, MIT; Dr. Sidney G. Winter, University of Pennsylvania; Dr. Scott E. Page, University of...

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Posted by: Mark Marich
on July 18, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill 
A Look Back at Innovation Daily (July 12-18)
 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: Wanted: Passionate, Aspiring Founders of High-growth, Scalable Education Venture (from the Kauffman Foundation) MIT's... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on July 18, 2010
Category:  General 
Iceland: Conquering the Economic Crisis with Entrepreneurship
Amidst all the bad news in Iceland related to the economic crisis and the disruption caused earlier this year by the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, the country has seen some entrepreneurial silver linings. The stream of positive signs I noticed began in March this year when Iceland... [More]
Posted by: Jonathan Ortmans
on July 18, 2010
Category:  Global 
Innovation in Economic Development
The U.S. Economic Development Administration has announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2010 Innovation in Economic Development Awards. The deadline for entries is August 27th, 2010 and winners will be announced October 27th, 2010. The purpose of the awards is to "recognize... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on July 16, 2010
Category:  Technology Transfer 
Kauffman Labs Looks for Scalable Education Enterprises
The following press release was just issued by the Kauffman Foundation about their Kauffman Labs program and its search for potential high-growth entrepreneurs in the education space.  Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation Seeks Education Founders New Kauffman Foundation program launches search for passionate, aspiring founders of high-growth, scalable education enterprises (KANSAS... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on July 14, 2010
Category:  Education 
Jump-Starting Entrepreneurship in Auto-Impacted Cities
The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded several grants to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship and create new jobs in areas that were previously supported by the auto industry.One grant of $1.5 millionis being awarded to Cleveland-based JumpStart, a non-profit focused on spurring economic transformation through high-growth... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on July 13, 2010
Category:  Workforce 
Beyond the World Cup: A Diamond for Growth
Spain’s victory yesterday in the World Cup in Johannesburg marks the conclusion to an exciting competition. However, with the media pointing to some of the dashed economic expectations among South Africans these past few weeks, I decided to inquire a little more into the entrepreneurial... [More]
Posted by: Jonathan Ortmans
on July 12, 2010
Category:  Global 
A Look Back at Innovation Daily (July 5-11)
 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: Job growth in US driven entirely by startups, according to Kauffman Foundation... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on July 11, 2010
Category:  General 

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