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The Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship informs and connects thought leaders looking to understand policies that help entrepreneurs start companies, create jobs and re-start the economy.
Denmark’s Active Investment in Entrepreneurship
Denmark is in many ways a paradoxical country. It has the world’s highest taxes and yet Danes are among the happiest people in the world according to the U.S. National Science Foundation. Denmark has generous social benefits, a large public sector and yet is quite innovative and entrepreneurial. The Global Competitiveness Report and the Index of Economic Freedom both rank Denmark 9th on their world lists, and the Legatum Prosperity Index ranks the country 6th in entrepreneurship and innovation. Denmark did not end in the top ten of these world lists by chance. What steps and policy initiatives made this possible? [More]
From the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Blog
DC Plans for Global Entrepreneurship Week
This month, millions of people around the globe will participate in the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurship. As thousands of events take place in more than 100 countries during Global Entrepreneurship Week, Washington, DC, is planning on making its mark through a number of policy events. [More]
Grants Reward Universities for Creative Approaches to Commercialization
Three universities – Carnegie Mellon University, University of Missouri System and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – are this year’s "Kauffman Commercialization Leaders." This $100,000 grant award recognizes the universities’ creative approaches to help accelerate the process of bringing student and faculty innovations to market. [More]
A Look Back at Innovation DailyEach 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 last week. [More]
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy
There are no relevant hearings scheduled for this period. Both houses of Congress are home campaigning for the upcoming elections. [More]
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