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Entrepreneurship in the Arab World A Report from Dubai
Issue no. 408
Entrepreneurship in the Arab World: A Report from Dubai
It is an important week for entrepreneurship in the Middle East. Here in Dubai, two important global summits will be convened by His Excellency, Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, United Arab Emirates Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and Carl Schramm, President of the Kauffman Foundation: The HCT Global Entrepreneurship 2010 Conference (E2010) and the Kauffman Foundation's Global Entrepreneurship Congress which I will emcee.
From the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Blog
Maximizing the Potential of University Inventions
Robert Litan, vice-president of research and policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, counters a recent Business Week article and explains why the federal government should require universities receiving research grants to allow faculty inventors the right to choose their licensing agent.[
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy
Science and innovation are featured on both sides of the Hill this week. The House tackles the National Science Foundation's FY 2011 budget request while the Senate looks at "Advancing American Innovation and Competitiveness. [
Rockstar Entrepreneurs in DC to Push for a Startup Visa
More than a dozen rockstar entrepreneurs and startup financiers have decided it was time to visit Washington, DC. They have taken three days of their busy schedules this week to push for the passage StartUp Visa Act of 2010, a bill that would make it easier for foreign entrepreneurs to start high growth enterprises in the U.S. [
New 'Invest in America Alliance' to Support Startups and Create Jobs
Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini announced that Intel will spearhead a $3.5 billion technology investment initiative in a speech titled "Rebuilding the Foundations of American Growth," delivered at The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. [
The ARPA-E Innovation Summit
Early last week, policymakers, thought leaders, award winners and investors gathered in Washington, DC for the first ARPA-E Innovation Summit, hearing from Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Carl Schramm of the Kauffman Foundation, Congressman Bart Gordon, Vinod Khosla of Khosla Ventures, SBA Administrator Karen Mills, and Thomas Friedman, author and New York Times columnist. [
A Look Back at Innovation Daily
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 from the last week. [
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