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COMPETES Removed from Consideration
On Thursday, May 13 the House of Representatives voted to recommit the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 on a 292-126 vote. In response, House Committee on Science and Technology Chairman Bart Gordon (D-TN) requested House leadership to pull the bill (H.R. 5116) from consideration.... [More]
Jonathan Ortmans
on May 17, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill 
A Look at Innovation Daily (May 10-16)
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 10 Forums Every Young Entrepreneur Should Belong To (from Ben-Lang.com) New Dems Unveil Agenda for Innovation and... [More]
Mark Marich
on May 17, 2010
Running to Save California
The race is on in California. Voters from the state that boasts the eighth largest economy in the world will go to the polls in November to decide who will succeed the embattled Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger. Though California’s financial problems have been well-documented, two candidates... [More]
Cameron Cushman
on May 17, 2010
Category:  Digesting DC 
External Debt Markets Key for Young Firms as They Age
Data released on May 12, 2010 in the fifth follow-up report of the Kauffman Firm Survey (KFS), a study of new businesses tracked over their early years of existence, confirmed the important role of banks and other formal debt providers in young firms’ survival and... [More]
Mark Marich
on May 13, 2010
Are You an Entrepreneur?
Are you following a dream, pursuing an opportunity, taking charge of your own destiny? Are you bringing something of value to society, making a job for yourself and for others, and creating wealth that benefits your family, your community, your country, your world? If you answered yes to... [More]
Mark Marich
on May 13, 2010
Category:  General 
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (May 10-14, 2010)
WEDNESDAY, May 12, 2010 House Small Business Committee - Hearing “Small Businesses and Broadband: An Engine for Economic Growth and Job Creation” The Committee will hear from small businesses on how broadband is helping to grow the economy and create new jobs. 2360 Rayburn House Office Building 1:00 PM [more info]   [More]
Mark Marich
on May 10, 2010
Category:  Capitol Hill 
America's Organic Startup Culture
Having focused last month on efforts to further entrepreneurship abroad leading up to the global Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship, this week I wanted to focus squarely on the United States ahead of next month's Global Entrepreneurship Week Partners Forum convened at the Kauffman Foundation in... [More]
Jonathan Ortmans
on May 10, 2010
Category:  General 
A Look at Innovation Daily (May 3-9, 2010)
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: Fast Cities of 2010 (from Fast Company) Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs 2010 (from Business Week) US Tech Innovation... [More]
Mark Marich
on May 10, 2010
Entrepreneurs as Senate Candidates
So who will fill these empty Senate seats? Will the American people choose the real job creators in our economy to get our country hiring again? I thought I’d profile a couple of candidates with backgrounds in innovative high-growth companies that are running for office... [More]
Cameron Cushman
on May 10, 2010
Category:  Digesting DC 
Economic Bloggers Have Mixed View
The nation's leading economics bloggers have a more balanced outlook than last quarter, according to a new Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation survey. Anticipating positive movement in the gross domestic product and other key indicators, 59 percent of economics bloggers who responded to the second Kauffman... [More]
Mark Marich
on May 07, 2010
Category:  General 

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