PDE-News (4/18/11): Lessons From Israel

Lessons from Israel
Israel is one of the most innovative nations on earth. Israelis (approximately 7.6 million in number) are well-educated, have a global outlook, ties around the world, and most importantly, a positive view of entrepreneurship. Most Israeli entrepreneurs understand ways of moving innovations into the marketplace and how to establish themselves as global companies from the get go. It is only natural that there is so much interest around the world in Israel’s entrepreneurship path. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/April/Lessons-from-Israel.aspx

From the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Blog
Young Firms Struggling in a Post-Recession Economy
The latest Kauffman Firm Survey is out and paints a gloomy picture of 2009 as it related to new firms – tighter restrictions on capital, slow sales, and increasing problems with customer payments. Read more…>> http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/April/Young-Firms-Struggling-in-a-Post-Recession-Economy.aspx

Economic Growth Hinges on ‘Frontier Economics’
Was the era of free markets brought down by the global financial crisis that rocked economic stability in 2008 and beyond? No. Read more…>>http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/April/Economic-Growth-Hinges-on-Frontier-Economics.aspx

Every Day is Earth Day for Small Business
Last year in April, we re-published a blog post from Tom Sullivan about how small business treat every day as Earth Day. Read more…>>http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/April/Every-Day-is-Earth-Day-for-Small-Business.aspx

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy
Two quiet weeks lie ahead on Capitol Hill as members of Congress are mostly back in their states / districts for Spring Recess from April 18 – 29. Read more…>>http://www.entrepreneurship.org/en/Blogs/Policy-Forum-Blog/2011/April/This-Week-in-Entrepreneurship-Policy-041811.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/April/A-Look-Back-at-Innovation-Daily-041811.aspx