Accelerating the growth of the GLOBAL entrepreneurial innovation economy
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Here we highlight selected innovation related articles from around the world on a daily basis. These articles related to innovation and funding for innovative companies, and best practices for innovation based economic development.
Running a startup is a combination of luck and skill. The luck part of that you can’t control, but serial entrepreneur and technical innovator Jerry Kaplan notes there are certain qualities that ...
Read more: 5 critical skills entrepreneurs need
We've fallen behind according to studies and my experience as a CEO. Here's how to reclaim our edge. America is the inventing nation. A stream of inventions helped make
the 20th century the ...
Read more: America's Growing Innovation Gap
Lexington, Mass.-based CommonAngels has
reportedly raised $10 million for a new (it’s third) co-investment
fund, according to a regulatory filing today. The last time the group
raised funds ...
Read more: Greg Gomer CommonAngels Raises $10M
I wish you could have seen what I awoke to last Saturday morning.My room was perched on a slight hill, in a clearing overlooking the edge of the water.Through the picture window just beyond the foot ...
Read more: Is Mongolia the Next Dubai?
Upgrading our nation’s electricity infrastructure has the potential to reduce costly capital investments (costs that get passed on to us) and increase energy efficiency (more bang for your buck is ...
Read more: Nine Smart Grid Trends of 2010
“America Needs to Make Its Bad Jobs Better” in The Financial Times.A growing chorus of commentators believes America faces an increasingly jobless future. They argue that the US economy can no ...
Read more: From America to Canada to Starbucks
One such idea is the European Innovation Partnership (EIP). This is conceived as a new approach to involving all member states in linking up the innovation chain to get products through to market ...
Read more: European Innovation Partnerships
In the late 1970s, about 500 colleges and universities offered courses in entrepreneurship. By 2005, more than 2,000 did so. Yet there has been no corresponding surge in start-up activity. "The ...
Read more: Entrepreneurship Education for All
It's a beautiful day at Facebook.
Elevation partners has just injected
$120 million in venture capital, which will certainly help power-up
Zuckerberg's business ... but why did Bono's firm make ...
Read more: U2 VC: $120M to FB