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Shortfalls in state and local budgets affect entrepreneurs. As Robert Litan, vice president for research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation explained that "these budgets directly impact businesses and entrepreneurs. They can't plan for the future without knowing what their tax liabilities will be and what services will still be around for them and their employees." To address these concerns the Milken Institute and the Kauffman Foundation led a study of current state and municipal budget challenges, which includes an analysis of back-to-basics solutions.
Last week, the European Commission proposed an innovation strategy that aims to improve conditions and access to finance for research and innovation in Europe, and to remove bottlenecks which stop ideas reaching the market. The “Innovation Union” is a key element of the Europe 2020 Strategy for a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy.
Both houses of Congress are home campaigning for the upcoming elections.
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: Start-up Odds of Survival Depend on Industry (Smart Business Trends)...
In November, millions of people around the globe will participate in the world's largest celebration of entrepreneurship. Thousands of events in more than 100 countries will celebrate innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2010 (GEW), Nov. 15-21. Now in its third year, the event will bring together aspiring and inspiring entrepreneurs, helping them embrace originality, imagination, and ingenuity through local, national, and global activities.
Startup Weekend, a nonprofit organization focused on educating entrepreneurs through community building, innovation and education, recently received a grant from the Kauffman Foundation to expand its efforts. The typical Startup Weekend event educates aspiring entrepreneurs and helps move them from idea to market all in the span of a 54-hour event over – you guessed it – a weekend.
No relevant hearings are scheduled for this week.
With everyone in Washington focused on the upcoming elections, last week and the one ahead have been busy as members eye an October return to their home states for some last-minute campaigning. Here is a look at some relevant hearings for the week ahead.
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: Discussion: How Angels’ Growing Influence Affects Venture Capital (from The Wall Street Journal)...
Long overdue assistance for America's small business owners? Or just another ill-conceived bailout?
In Washington, the answer to that question depends on which side of the aisle you sit. Outside Washington, it likely depends on whether or not your business sees a slice of a $30 billion fund intended to ease credit and stimulate lending to small businesses.
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