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Long understood to be the engine of the U.S. economy, the world is embracing entrepreneurship as one of the primary means of building a long-term recovery. Ironically, for this spreading global fervor to make a sustainable impact, the world of entrepreneurship must shrink.
Last week the FCC unveiled recommendations for using broadband to advance key national priorities. The plan, which can be read here, identifies the top priorities as:
• Creating jobs and economic opportunity
• Improving healthcare and controlling costs
• Providing more educational opportunities and improving outcomes
• Promoting energy independence and efficiency
For life science startups, the road to commercialization is typically much longer than that of other young companies that aren’t regulated by the FDA. So the Kauffman Foundation is doing something to help entrepreneurs address their challenges and get their innovations to market.
In his ever-watchful eye on the latest policy news affecting entrepreneurship, Mark Marich has rounded up the latest Startup Act 2.0 endorsements. Of those supporters is tech giant Google.
As the year winds down, thoughts naturally reflect on the year's accomplishments, challenges, regrets and hopes that we carry into the new year. As an entrepreneur, I have found it an excellent time to take stock and make an inventory of the resources and assets that I have come to rely upon and expect to continue to value in the future. With that in mind, I wanted to share my year-end inventory of programs, resources, and organizations that are serving the interests of entrepreneurs.
Tuning in for the state of the union (SOTU) address is somewhat of an annual ritual for me. For the past two decades, spanning several presidencies from both parties, I torture myself straining to hear that one word, however challenging it is to say (and spell)--entrepreneur. So I was encouraged when President Obama dropped the "E" bomb early in his 2014 SOTU address, made even more special by the fact that he referenced a woman entrepreneur. And I wasn't alone in my enthusiasm as the twittersphere erupted likewise.
I was in my element last weekend at the Kansas City Maker Faire. This "Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth” celebrates the things people create and the people who create them.
Throughout our history, the unparalleled freedoms that we enjoy as Americans have fueled an entrepreneurial culture that has made us the global leader in introducing new technologies and new ideas into the marketplace.
With President Obama’s proclamation setting November 14 through November 20, 2010, as National Entrepreneurship Week, today we celebrate National Entrepreneurs' Day to honor our nation’s entrepreneurs and their role as catalysts for creating new industries, businesses and jobs.
I recently attended the 39th Annual Induction Ceremony for the National Inventors Hall of Fame. As it has been in years past, it was awe-inspiring and of significant historical interest.
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