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Singapore does well on the many global innovation rankings (e.g., it beat US and others to first place on one international innovation index by the Boston Consulting Group ), but the Singapore Competitiveness Report 2009 released by the Asia Competitiveness Institute at the Lee Kuan...
In 2006, a host of Arizona-based business groups helped create the Science Foundation Arizona (SFAZ), as a statewide effort to diversify Arizona's economy by promoting science and technology. What seemed like a good idea in 2006 has become a harder sell in the face of...
Washington, home to Microsoft, Amazon and numerous other technology firms, has always had a strong foundation for innovation and entrepreneurship. Yet, like most areas of the country, Washington now faces a severe economic crisis and can no longer continue with business as usual.A new study...
For innovative start-ups finding sufficient funding can be difficult, especially when much of their value takes the form of intangible assets. In light of this, there is an emerging practice of funding companies based on intellectual property (IP) and other intangible assets including worker expertise,...
If the best indicator of a country's growth is the number of new firms started every year, as Kauffman Foundation research indicates, how do we get more companies to start and grow? What's the magic sauce?
As the venture capital industry continues to consolidate, a new report from the Kauffman
Foundation examines the cause for its poor long-term returns. But unlike some recent shots, the report's authors don't point the finger of blame directly at VCs. Instead, they issue a challenge to state pension funds, endowments, foundations and other institutional investors in those funds to require deeper due diligence and more rigorous data analysis before investing.
A recently released report explores how entrepreneurial small business are combating the recession, creating new jobs and economic growth, and tackling energy and environmental challenges through a technological and cultural revolution.The report, Small Wonders, predicts that clean energy innovations will lead to a "green entrepreneurial...
ABCNews has an interesting article, 'Shooting Itself in the Foot': Is U.S. Turning Away Entrepreneurs?, describing the growing movement in favor of new immigration policy specifically for skilled foreign workers as immigration reform becomes a future hot button issue.
Supporters like Microsoft founder Bill Gates who...
While the Senate approved the JOBS Act late last week, it attached an amendment that requires House approval before the legislation makes it to President Obama to be signed into law. However, the amendment—which increases investor protections in crowdfunding—is not enough to derail the hugely popular legislation which is expected to sail through the House easily this week.
According to a new Kauffman Foundation study, High-Growth Firms and the Future of the American Economy, high-growth firms account for a disproportionate share of job creation despite their relatively small numbers.
More specifically, the study showed, that so-called “gazelle” firms (ages three to five) comprise...
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