PDE-News (2/1/11): StartUP America!

StartUP America!
February promises to be a busy month in Washington for entrepreneurship policy. Next Tuesday February 8th will see Kauffman’s annual State of Entrepreneurship Address delivered by Carl Schramm followed by Capitol Hill briefings and a host of interesting activity on job creation. Today, I post from an event at the White House where President Obama has just announced a “StartUP America Partnership,” a new initiative aimed at fostering successful innovative, high growth businesses in the U.S. It marks a commitment of the current administration to a national entrepreneurship-based strategy to stimulate economic growth and the creation of quality jobs. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/January/StartUP-America.aspx

From the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Blog
State of Entrepreneurship Address & The Rules for Growth
Following President Obama’s increased focus on regulatory reform and his call for innovation and entrepreneurship in his recent State of the Union address, the Kauffman Foundation will present its second annual State of Entrepreneurship Address on February 8, 2011, to shed light on how changes to specific laws and regulations can accelerate economic growth without adding to the deficit. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/January/State-of-Entrepreneurship-Address-The-Rules-for-Growth.aspx

A Look Back at Innovation Daily
Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation — courtesy of Innovation America. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled from last week. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/January/A-Look-Back-at-Innovation-Daily-2531.aspx

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy
Members of Congress are back home for a State Work Period (Senate) / Constituent Work Week (House). Read more…>>http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/January/This-Week-in-Entrepreneurship-Policy-013111.aspx