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Issue no. 416
Yes, Minister. Entrepreneurship.
The spirit of entrepreneurship was alive and well at last week's Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship. The White House took a political risk in hosting a summit on "global" entrepreneurship in a climate when so many Americans, anxious about their local economy, are easily blinded to the vital role entrepreneurs play in building the stable economies overseas essential to our growing firms back home. The summit though was a foreign policy success and a solid statement of support for the role all entrepreneurs play in creating jobs and economic growth.
From the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Blog
State Department Initiatives for Entrepreneurship Announced
In her closing address at the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced several new initiatives to create entrepreneurial environments, expand access to capital and expertise, and advance mentorship for emerging and aspiring entrepreneurs around the world. [
Entrepreneurship & National Security
The University of California - San Diego hosted Richard Boly, Director of the Office of eDiplomacy at the U.S. State Department, last week for a presentation on "Why Entrepreneurship is a National Security Initiative." [
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy
Several hearings are slated for the week ahead, including one for the Joint Economic Committee titled "Avoiding Another Lost Decade: How to Promote Job Creation." Will the entrepreneurship buzz from last week's summit have some staying power? [
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. [
Summit-related Events Mapped
In addition to the official events on April 26 and 27 for the Presidential Summit, over thirty partner organizations invited participants to independent events, highlighting how the President and the US Government helped catalyze a long-term, sustainable conversation on entrepreneurship. Check the map to see what happened. [
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