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Trends in the Angel Investor Market for 2009
The angel investor market of 2009 has reflected a tendency for cautious spending and an appetite for new technology, according to the newly released analysis from the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire.  Investments totaled $17.6 billion in 2009, a decrease... [More]
Mark Marich
on March 31, 2010
Category:  General 
The State of Entrepreneurship in Egypt
Last June, President Obama announced in Cairo, Egypt that the U.S. government will host a Summit on Entrepreneurship to identify how we can deepen ties between leaders, foundations, and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and Muslim communities around the world.  Throughout April leading up to the... [More]
Jonathan Ortmans
on March 29, 2010
Category:  Global 
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (March 29 - April 2)
Congress is currently in recess. The Senate will reconvene on April 5 and the House on April 12. [More]
Mark Marich
on March 29, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill 
A Look at Innovation Daily (March 22-28, 2010)
Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation --courtesy of Innovation America and its founder, Rich Bendis. Here, wetake a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week: What's Stopping Innovation? (Harvard Business Review) America's Real Dream Team.......Look to our... [More]
Mark Marich
on March 28, 2010
Category:  General 
Accelerating Innovation & Drug Development
PDE staff participated in an interactive Webinar to discuss a new drug development model with the potential to accelerate the process. The event was sponsored by The Myelin Repair Foundation (MRF), Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Pioneer Portfolio of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the... [More]
Mark Marich
on March 27, 2010
Category:  Technology Transfer 
Proposed Bill Would Hurt Angel Investors and Entrepreneurs
Kauffman Foundation Vice President Robert Litan argues in an opinion piece published in the Huffington Post that proposed 'protections' for angel investors in Section 926 of the comprehensive financial reform bill outlined by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Senator Dodd are unnecessary and will hurt America's... [More]
Mark Marich
on March 27, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill 
Entrepreneurship Research Funding Opportunity
The SBA’s Office of Advocacy invites proposals in one or more of the following areas: Research on Small Business and Access to Credit Research on the Importance of Entrepreneurship to the Economy “In addition to increasing knowledge about small business in general, these areas are noteworthy because... [More]
Mark Marich
on March 24, 2010
The Global History of Entrepreneurial Innovation
A new book published by Princeton University Press, The Invention of Enterprise, offers the most comprehensive history of entrepreneurship ever compiled—from Ancient Mesopotamia to modern times. Edited by economists David S. Landes, Joel Mokyr and William J. Baumol, The Invention of Enterprise gathers together, for... [More]
Mark Marich
on March 24, 2010
Category:  General 
Empowering Women Entrepreneurs
Susanne E. Jalbert, Ph.D. has contributed an article to the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) focusing on women entrepreneurs and the role of women’s business associations.  “Women comprise more than 50 percent of the world’s population. Yet in spite of their numbers, they own... [More]
Mark Marich
on March 24, 2010
Category:  General 
Webinar: Developing Cures with Less Time & Capital
The Myelin Repair Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Pioneer Portfolio of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Scott Cook & Signe Ostby Foundation are offering an interactive Webinar to discuss a new drug development model with the potential to cut years from the drug... [More]
Mark Marich
on March 23, 2010
Category:  Technology Transfer 

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