Weekly Update from Build A Stronger America - Issue 7 - November 24, 2009

Kauffman Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

OECD Report on Entrepreneurship Reveals Clear Glimpses of Economic Impact on 2009 Firm Starts and Exits
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According to a newly published report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation, new and young firms have been the primary source of new jobs in the United States over the past three decades. Read the release >>Read the report >>

Global Success Story. Last week's Global Entrepreneurship Week was a worldwide success. Read more about how 88 countries, thousands of organizations and millions of people celebrated innovation and entrepreneurship.

Canadian Student and Music Megabusiness Owner Crowned Champion 2009 Global Student Entrepreneur . For Simon Fraser University student Milun Tesovic, it all started with a love of technology and music. While simultaneously carrying a full course load of classes, Vancouver-based Tesovic created MetroLyrics.com. Through his hard work, the site went on to become an Internet music sensation.

New Kauffman Report Released - College Freshmen Show Increasing Interest in Entrepreneurship . Interest in business as a career and entrepreneurship, more specifically, among freshmen college students has risen over time.

Princeton University Press and Kauffman Foundation Launch Book Series on Innovation and Entrepreneurship . The Series is a collaborative effort between the Kauffman Foundation, Princeton University Press and the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at New York University to publish the best scholarship in innovation and entrepreneurial research. Josh Lerner's Boulevard of Broken Dreams is the first book of the series.

Women in Entrepreneurship: Legal Resources

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Featured content from Entrepreneurship.org — This book describes — in plain, non-legalese language — the basic preventative measures women can take to avoid these legal pitfalls when they fail to protect themselves and their children: legal title to property; prenuptial agreements; marriage and divorce; starting and running a business; paying taxes; estate planning; and hiring attorneys. Read the synopsis >>

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