Weekly Update from Build A Stronger America - Issue 21 - March 9, 2010
Kauffman Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
High-Growth Firms Account for Disproportionate Share of Job Creation
A new report from the Kauffman Foundation reveals that despite their relatively small numbers, fast-growing young firms in the U.S. generate approximately 10 percent of new jobs in any given year. Read the article>>
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Technology Blogger Launches Nationwide 'Startup Tour'
Robert X. Cringely, author of the technology blog "I, Cringely," has launched a plan to restart America called "Cringely's (NOT in Silicon Valley) Startup Tour." People are invited to nominate startup companies in six different categories, discuss them, and vote for favorites on a special website created just for the tour.After about six weeks of collecting nominations and reviewing candidates, Cringely will announce the top 24 companies. He will then take the show on the road this summer, with a camera crew, to visit all 24 companies to learn about the businesses and the entrepreneurs who started them.
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