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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.
Democrats and Republicans in the Senate each lost once last week--entrepreneurs and small business owners lost twice.
Last week, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee unanimously passed the Building a Stronger America Act which promises to spur innovation and economicdevelopment through the development of science parks. The Act allows the Secretary of Commerce to guarantee up to 80 percent of loans...
PDE staff were on hand last week for a hearing held by the House Small Business Subcommitte on Contracting and Technology. Our report of the hearing--Legislative Initiatives to Strengthen and Modernize the SBIR and STTR Programs--follows:The reauthorization of the Small Business and Innovation Research (SBIR)...
Last Friday (Jan. 15), the Treasury Department released a report finding major banks have cut small business lending by $1 billion in November 2009.This marks the seventh straight month of decline in small business lending. The banks' total lending dropped 4.6% in that seven-month period....
As the immigration debate continues without much hope of resolution in the near future, high-skilled immigrant entrepreneurs from India and China are turning away from the US and heading home. Leaving the US by the tens of thousands each year, they are drawn back by better economic and professional opportunities, according to a new Kauffman Foundation study highlighted in a BusinessWeek article by researcher and author Vivek Wadhwa
Ask an expert which university has the leading university-based technology innovation ecosystem in the world and you are likely to hear them say “MIT.” A ranking of 120 universities that demonstrate a “decisive impact and significant contribution in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation” has pointed to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as the world leader.
In his State of the Borough Speech, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer outlined a plan to diversify the city's economy and spark new job growth in the tech sector.
Stringer announced the creation of an “intermediary” that will foster linkages between scientists, entrepreneurs and investors....
Massachusetts is still the top state in the country when it comes to the new economy, according to the latest State New Economy Index from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. The report is the sixth in the series from ITIF with previous indexes published in 1999, 2002, 2007, 2008 and 2010. Massachusetts has claimed the top spot in each year.
Paul Kedrosky, senior fellow at the Kauffman Foundation, has a very interesting post on growthology.org ("Drunks, A Wall, Entrepreneurs and Jobs") where he explains the mathematic inevitability of the relationship between young firms and job creation. He parallels the relation to the "drunkard's walk" concept...
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