PDE-News (2/21/11): Grassroots Shake Up of the Entrepreneurship Education Community

Grassroots Shake Up of the Entrepreneurship Education Community
This past Friday I was surrounded by entrepreneurship education leaders from all sectors the Future of Entrepreneurship Education Summit, a gathering held at the University of Central Florida where actors of our entrepreneurship ecosystem met alongside established entrepreneurship educators to discuss current trends and ideas to nourish the entrepreneurship mindset.

The summit was typical in as much as it focused on sharing ideas. However, it was different from others in that it brought together both the traditional players in entrepreneurship education with some of those driving a few of the latest grassroots initiatives aimed at supporting aspiring growth entrepreneurs. Read more…>>http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/February/Grassroots-shake-up-of-the-Entrepreneurship-Education-Community.aspx

From the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Blog
Economics Bloggers See Mixed Bag
When a collection of leading economics bloggers were asked to openly assess the overall condition of the economy, the one word that appeared more than any other was ‘uncertain.’ Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/February/Economics-Bloggers-See-Mixed-Bag.aspx

Simplifying Access to Seed Accelerators
With new funding from the Kauffman Foundation, to the tune of $200,000, TechStars is building a unified application processing and tracking system that will make it easier for entrepreneurs to gain access to seed accelerators. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/February/Simplifying-Access-to-Seed-Accelerators.aspx

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy
Following two heavy weeks of hearings on both sides of Capitol Hill, Congress is back in their states / districts for the Presidents’ Day Work Period. Read more…>>http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/February/This-Week-in-Entrepreneurship-Policy-022111.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/February/A-Look-Back-at-Innovation-Daily-1521.aspx