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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.
A Need for a More Informed Public
Most policymakers are starting to both heed entrepreneurs for their job and wealth creation efforts during these tough times as well as pick up on one of our nation’s biggest source of high-growth start-ups: immigrant entrepreneurs. But if public reaction to a recent NPR segment and recent Washington Post commentary on the topic are anything to go by, I fear we have a long way to go to convince the average American citizen.
DC Most Represented City on Inc. 500 | 5000 List
Each year, Inc. releases their list of the 500 (and now 5000) fastest growing firms in the United States. Sitting atop the 2011 list is ideeli, a members-only retail shopping site with more than 4 million member that grew by 40,882% in 3 years. [More]
High-Impact Firms Creating Jobs in South Carolina
A new study by the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business shows that 3% of the businesses in the state are responsible for roughly two-thirds of its net new jobs. In addition to those local high-impact firms, the authors found that firms with fewer than 20 employees account for 51 percent of net job generation.” [More]
A Look Back at Innovation Daily
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: [More]
This Week in Entrepreneurial Policy
The U.S. Congress is currently observing the typical August / Summer recess. They are scheduled to return to Washington on Tuesday, September 6, following the Labor Day holiday. [More]
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