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It is true that governments cannot be ignored by entrepreneurs—they set the rules and incentives. But it should not be surprising that vibrant entrepreneurs typically show, at best, nonchalance toward government. Most government agencies across the globe remain inefficient and cumbersome—especially when you compare even a well-funded government program to a collection of bootstrapping startups.
Women who are capable of starting growth companies that serve global markets may be the nation’s secret weapon for achieving sustained economic growth.
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:
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.
Both houses of Congress are in recess for the week of September 26 - October 2. Looking ahead into October, the Senate will also be in recess from October 7-10 as well as October 24-30. The House will also be in recess from October 17-23.
Rep. Ben Quayle from Arizona’s third district recently introduced H.R. 2941, the Startup Expansion and Investment Act, which will allow shareholders of public companies with market valuations below $1 billion to opt out of regulations within section 404 for the first 10 years after going public. The costs for complying with the requirements of this section of Sarbanes-Oxley can exceed $1 million for new companies and can cost them up to $20 million in loss of valuation.
Late September is always a busy
time in New York and Washington for world leaders. New York is crowded with
heads of state and visionaries at the UN Assembly or the Clinton Global
Initiative, and in Washington, DC, the World Bank Group and IMF
Annual Meetings that took place this past weekend always spur an assortment
of organizations with global economic development missions to gather their
flocks. We all wonder what all these expensive ‘meetings of the minds’ are
accomplishing. To share my own bias, it prompts me once a year to check in and
see how much development bureaucrats are really seeing and listening to the
entrepreneurs on the ground doing the work.
A world-class opportunity awaits U.S. college graduates with innovative ideas for a new business. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is expanding its successful Global Scholars Program to include up to 10 recent graduates from U.S. colleges and universities who will join Scholars from around the world.
The Kauffman Foundation is in search of experts on high growth entrepreneurship policy to help create a global policy roadmap for advancing entrepreneurship. Weigh in with your thoughts on policies that facilitate entrepreneurship, ways to remove regulatory barriers for entrepreneurs, or any topic pertaining to global policy and entrepreneurship.
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