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There are no relevant hearings this week, but here is one for next week:Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010 Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - HearingHearings to examine reviewing the national broadband planWitness: The Honorable Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission 2:30 PMRussell Senate...
Thomas Friedman has an interesting column in the New York Times titled “Start-ups, Not Bailouts.” He points to many barriers to entrepreneurship that need to be removed for our economy to thrive. Here are a few highlights from Friedman’s argument:
Message: If we want to bring...
Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation-- courtesy of Innovation America and its founder, Rich Bendis. Here,wetake a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week:
A Funding Fix For New Businesses
Startups Get Hit By Shrapnel In The Banking...
Last October, Elinor Ostrom won the Nobel Prize for Economics for her work on the role of the commons in economic governance. Now, more and more scholars are exploring the intersection of start-ups and employee ownership. Some of the research underway is evaluating in particular...
The Center for International Private Enterprise invites young people to share their ideas on how to create opportunities for youth to strengthen democracy and the private sector in their own countries.
One of the essay categories is “Entrepreneurship and society.”
The concept of social entrepreneurship is...
Can and should the government pick “winners”? That was the question driving the debate hosted today by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF). James Fallow (National Correspondent, The Atlantic) moderated the debate which had Rob Atkinson (President, ITIF) and Clyde Prestowitz (President, Economic Strategy...
Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2010House Science and Technology Committee - Subcommittee on Research & Science Education - MarkupNational Science Foundation programs10:00 AM - 12:00 PMRayburn House Office Building, Rm 2318[more info][audio] Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2010 Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - HearingHearings to examine reviewing the...
Last Friday, I had the opportunity to join an extraordinary group of women entrepreneurs mostly from Saudi Arabia for a lunch at the home of the Honorable Esther Coopersmith. All were both proud of their higher education in Saudi Arabia and had started companies in a wide range of businesses from construction to IT. I should not have been surprised. Starting a business in Saudi Arabia is relatively easy. Its “ease of starting a business” rank is 13 out of 183 economies, according the World Bank’s Doing Business 2010 data. This is not surprising. Saudi Arabia is widely recognized as a leader in promoting and enabling entrepreneurship and innovation.
[image courtesy Wordle.net] Hal Varian, the chief economist for Google has frequently said that the sexy job in the next 10 years will be a statistician. With the explosion of available digital data its not hard to see what he's getting at. Now think about the impact of...
Each 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 last week: Camp-like "accelerator" programs are the new startup incubators (from VentureBeat) Open innovation in regional...
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