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Qualifying for the Startup Visa
Marich Mark
3/16/2010
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In a Wall Street Journal opinion piece, Kauffman Foundation economist Robert E. Litan argues the "Startup Visa Act" introduced recently by Senators John Kerry (D., Mass.) and Richard Lugar (R., Ind.) should be broader to fully capture the job-creation potential of immigrant entrepreneurs.  In particular,...

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States and Cities Efforts to Help Small Businesses
Marich Mark
3/10/2010
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Elizabeth Olson’s New York Times article “What States and Cities are Doing to Help Small Businesses” highlights several initiatives at the state and municipality levels to save small businesses and jobs.

The local approaches are as varied as subsidizing wages for new hires, running a...

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The ARPA-E Innovation Summit
Marich Mark
3/4/2010
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From March 1st-3rd, policymakers, thought leaders, award winners and investors gathered in Washington, DC for the first ARPA-E Innovation Summit.

Secretary Chu announced that the third round of ARPA-E funding of $100 million will be made available to accelerate innovation in three new areas for...

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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (March 15 - 19)
Marich Mark
3/15/2010
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Tuesday, March 16, 2010House Science & Technology Committee -- Subcommittee on Research and Science Education - Hearing"Broadening Participation in STEM"10:00 a.m.2318 Rayburn House Office Building[more info]Tuesday, March 16, 2010 House Appropriations Committee - Full Committee – Hearing"FY 2011 Budget and Economic Outlook"10:00 am2359 Rayburn House...

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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (March 1-5, 2010)
Marich Mark
3/1/2010
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Tuesday, March 02, 2010Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee - Subcommittee on Economic Policy - Hearing"Restoring Credit to Main Street: Proposals to Fix Small Business Borrowing and Lending Problems"9:30 a.m.538 Dirsken Senate Office Building[more info]                 Wednesday, March 3, 2010 House...

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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (March 22-26, 2010)
Marich Mark
3/22/2010
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Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2010Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation"Reviewing the National Broadband Plan"2:30 pmRussell Senate Office Building, Rm 253   [more info] Wed, Mar. 24, 2010House Science and Technology Committee - Subcommittee on Technology & Innovation - Hearing Supporting Innovation in the 21st Century Economy10:30AM - 12:30PMRayburn...

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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (March 29 - April 2)
Marich Mark
3/29/2010
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Congress is currently in recess. The Senate will reconvene on April 5 and the House on April 12.

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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy (March 8-12, 2010)
Marich Mark
3/8/2010
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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

House Science and Technology Committee- Subcommittee on Research & Science Education - Hearing

"The National Science Foundation’s FY 2011 Budget Request"

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2318

[more info]

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Hearing

"Advancing American innovation...

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Trends in the Angel Investor Market for 2009
Marich Mark
3/31/2010
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The angel investor market of 2009 has reflected a tendency for cautious spending and an appetite for new technology, according to the newly released analysis from the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire.  Investments totaled $17.6 billion in 2009, a decrease...

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Webinar: Developing Cures with Less Time & Capital
Marich Mark
3/23/2010
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The Myelin Repair Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Pioneer Portfolio of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Scott Cook & Signe Ostby Foundation are offering an interactive Webinar to discuss a new drug development model with the potential to cut years from the drug...

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