PDE-News (3/21/11): China Takes Center Stage in the Global Entrepreneurial Revolution

China Center Stage in Global Entrepreneurial Revolution
We are a week away from another historic global entrepreneurship event – this time in Shanghai, China, for the annual gathering of global leaders in the entrepreneurial movement led by the Kauffman Foundation. The Global Entrepreneurship Congress began as an international meeting of the individuals and organizations driving the Global Entrepreneurship Week movement – an opportunity for startup evangelists from 105 countries to connect. Read more…>>http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/March/China-Takes-Center-Stage-in-the-Global-Entrepreneurial-Revolution.aspx

From the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Blog
America Invests Act of 2011
I recently wrote about the tremendous backlog of patent applications at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). Yet, as I was writing about the PTO budget, the U.S. Senate was considering a major reform of the patenting process. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/March/America-Invests-Act-of-2011.aspx

Forum on Job Creation
On March 16, the House Republican leadership hosted a forum on job creation with business leaders from across the country discussing the obstacles to growing their companies. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/March/Forum-on-Job-Creation.aspx

Startup Visa Act of 2011
America needs more startups, especially those which might someday grow into high-impact, high-growth firms. The challenge is for us to find innovative ways to promote new entrepreneurial ventures that can help us drive the economy moving forward. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/March/Startup-Visa-Act-of-2011.aspx

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy
Both houses of Congress are out of town for a State / District Work Period. However, a few field hearings are scheduled on the House side dealing with energy & education and how they relate to job growth. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/March/This-Week-in-Entrepreneurship-Policy-032111.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/March/A-Look-Back-at-Innovation-Daily-1521.aspx