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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (Feb. 14)
Marich Mark
2/14/2011
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The steady stream of congressional hearings continues, featuring a review of President Obama’s proposed FY 2012 budget by a number of committees, including the Budget Committees on both sides of the Capitol.

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'Great Potential' for Afghanistan Entrepreneurship
Marich Mark
2/28/2011
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A new report on expeditionary economics from the Kauffman Foundation touts the 'unrecognized and untapped economic potential' in Afghanistan's private sector. "Bactrian Gold: Challenges and Hope for Private-Sector Development in Afghanistan," is the second paper in a series reconsidering the United States' approach to economic development in areas affected by conflict and natural disasters.

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Simplifying Access to Seed Accelerators
Marich Mark
2/21/2011
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With new funding from the Kauffman Foundation, to the tune of $200,000, TechStars is building a unified application processing and tracking system that will make it easier for entrepreneurs to gain access to seed accelerators. While these programs typically offer only small amounts of money, they make up for it with invaluable advice and counsel from a network of entrepreneurs, investors and other experts.

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Economics Bloggers See Mixed Bag
Marich Mark
2/21/2011
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When a collection of leading economics bloggers were asked to openly assess the overall condition of the economy, the one word that appeared more than any other was ‘uncertain.’ Not surprisingly, two-thirds selected ‘mixed’ when asked in a follow up if the economy was strong, weak or somewhere in between.

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A Look Back at Innovation Daily (Jan. 31 - Feb. 07)
Marich Mark
2/7/2011
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Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation-- courtesy of Innovation America. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week: Startup America: A Campaign to Celebrate, Inspire and Accelerate Entrepreneurship (TechCrunch)...

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A Look Back at Innovation Daily (Feb. 22-28)
Marich Mark
2/28/2011
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Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation-- courtesy of Innovation America. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week: Arizona Competitiveness Package (Arizona Technology Council)... Read More
EU Leaders Facing ‘Innovation Emergency’
Marich Mark
2/8/2011
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On the heels of an innovation scorecard that showed the EU is losing ground on the US and Japan – while Brazil and China close the gap – EU leaders used the Council of the European Union Summit to issue a call for stronger innovation and research. Facing an ‘innovation emergency,’ summit participants agreed on the need for: cooperation on large-scale research projects; less troublesome funding formalities; and, new sources of venture capital for innovative start-up enterprises.

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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (Feb. 08)
Marich Mark
2/8/2011
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A slew of hearings in the House are scheduled for this week, with action in the following committees: Budget; Education & the Workforce; Financial Services; Judiciary; Oversight & Government Reform; Small Business; and, Ways & Means.

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Roundtable on Entrepreneurship Education
Marich Mark
2/3/2011
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The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), United Arab Emirates, and the Stanford Technology Ventures Program at Stanford University will be hosting university entrepreneurship educators to the first-ever Roundtable on Entrepreneurship Education Middle East/North Africa (REE MENA), 7-9 March 2011, at the HCT Abu Dhabi Men's College Campus.

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A Look Back at Innovation Daily (Feb. 08 - 14)
Marich Mark
2/14/2011
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Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation-- courtesy of Innovation America. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week: 10 Up-and-Coming Startup Hubs from Around the World (Grasshopper Group)...

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