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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 Look Back at Entrepreneurship in 2010 Since the economic crisis broke out, entrepreneurship has attracted increased attention as a key path to economic recovery. I was happy to see that entrepreneurs have been set apart from some of the negative perceptions of big business and the blame being placed on large financial institutions for the economic meltdown. The question is whether such recognition of entrepreneurs as an engine for growth and innovation translated into concrete pro-entrepreneurship policies. [More]
From the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Blog
Tax Credits Encourage Angel InvestmentA recent story from the Angel Capital Education Foundation shows that more than twenty states currently have tax credits for early stage investment—ranging from 10 to more than 50 percent. As venture capital dollars continue to be elusive, groups of angel investors have stepped forward. [More]
New Businesses, Not Small BusinessesAccording to a new paper by Ying Lowrey, an economist with the Small Business Administration, new businesses—not small businesses—are the most critical driver of new jobs. Using data from the Kauffman Firm Survey and other sources, Lowrey estimates that on average, each new startup is responsible for 5.6 jobs created. [More]
A Look Back at Innovation DailyEach 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 from last week. [More]
This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy
Congress is back in session on Wednesday, January 5, with a new Republican majority in the House of Representatives. [More]
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