Weekly Update, Issue 42, August 4, 2010
Kauffman Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
New Report: After Inception: How Enduring is Job Creation by Startups?
A recent report from the Kauffman Foundation shows that jobs created by startups in the United States have a lasting impact on the economy. The report, After Inception: How Enduring is Job Creation for Startups?, notes that when a given group of startups reaches age five, the group's employment level is 80 percent of what it was when it began. Read more>>
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Improving the World through Invention
Lemelson-MIT program announces $500,000 prize for mid-career inventors:
Dubbed the "Oscar for Inventors," the Lemelson-MIT Prize is awarded to outstanding mid-career inventors, who have developed a patented product or process of significant value to society that has been adopted for practical use, or has a high probability of being adopted. More information>>