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When President Barack Obama called for sweeping new restrictions on the ability of commercial banks to make a variety of investments, some started worrying that the restrictions could include investments in community development venture capital (CDVC) funds. The Wall Street Journal reported in “Bank Rules...
When you talk to anyone in government this week, one word is on everyone’s mind: “shutdown.” The federal government is already setting up contingency plans on what it will do if the Congress cannot agree on a new continuing resolution by March 4.
The FY2010 budget request (i.e. the Appendix) is finally out. Here are some details about the President’s allocations for science and technology and small businesses.The Budget provides a 16-percent increase over 2008 funding levels for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and similarly large increases for...
The Kauffman Foundation welcomed its inaugural class of Entrepreneur Postdoctoral Fellows for its fall program workshop. The weeklong workshop "From Postdoc to Startup" will introduce the 13 selected Fellows to experts who can help them commercialize their innovations and start new firms."From Postdoc to Startup”...
On Presidents day (Feb. 15), several articles pointed out that many of America’s presidents had an entrepreneurial background.
USA Today’s Steve Strauss offered the following examples, among others:
• Abraham Lincoln: In 1833, Lincoln and William Berry opened a general store (with Lincoln going into debt...
Assuming you are one of the few brave DC residents that don't mind braving a snow flurry--and you don't already have lunch plans--head on over to the Hudson Institute today for a luncheon discussion on the effects of race on entrepreneurship. Robert Fairlie, professor of...
The SBA recently released the latest Quarterly Indicators. Not surprisingly, poor sales and access to credit are major issues for small business owners these days. Incorporated self-employment fell by 200,000. Yet, entrepreneurs are not giving up. Unincorporated self-employment has recovered to its March 2008 level....
According to Krisztina Holly, vice provost for innovation at the University of Southern California and former founding executive director of MIT's Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation, “an opportunity to solve our job crisis lies right under our noses.”
In an opinion piece for CNN, Holly explained:...
As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (Nov. 16 – 22), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) today unveiled the first indications of how the economic slump has impacted entrepreneurship in the United States and 11 other countries in 2008 and most of 2009....
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