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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.

How To Start A Business From Your Dorm Room These are grim days for college students looking beyond the quad and into the job market. Some students are taking a proactive approach before graduating ...

SBA targets young entrepreneurs on new YouTube channel | WHYY News ... With millions of viewers logging onto YouTube throughout the world each day, individuals like British talent contestant Susan ...

A Final Ted Kennedy Innovation: A New Way To Use Twitter Today, with Ted Kennedy in repose, his family bears responsibility for a technological advance, one that, if replicated by others, will save ...

FCC votes to look at innovation in wireless industry The Federal Communications Commission decided unanimously on Thursday to review the state of "innovation" in the wireless industry, a move that ...

Venture Capitals Open Secret BURLINGAME, Calif. -- Sell a company for $50 million and you'd think the company's founders would be some very rich people. Not necessarily. That's because conditions ...

Who’s Driving Twitter’s Popularity? Not Teens By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER Kristen Nagy, an 18-year-old from Sparta, N.J., sends and receives 500 text messages a day. But she never uses Twitter, even ...

How to Build a Culture of Innovation BusinessWeek It's not that there had been no innovation inside Tata Group, the 117-year-old Indian powerhouse responsible for that nation's first steel mill, ...

Canada needs new paradigm for research and innovation by Ron Freedman (CEO of Research Infosource Inc.) Forget the apocalyptic statements about "deep cuts" to publicly funded research that fuelled ...

Bring back private venture capital by Dr Mark Scibor-Rylski Sir, Why is financing early-stage companies a task for the public sector? The regional development associations and the EU are not venture ...

Tips on Innovation & Entrepreneurship From Jeff Bezos ... Listening to Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, is like going to startup school where you learn that failure is ...

How Long Does It Take To Build A Technology Empire? By Scott Austin Oracle Corp., one of the world’s largest software makers, reached $50 million in revenue in its 10th year. It took software king ...

Are 18 to 35 year-olds the innovation generation? - SmartPlanet A widely-held belief is that younger generations drive innovation, but new evidence suggests that people aged 18 to 35 are impacting ...

Venture Model Makeover & Diet Plan-Step One A lot of people have been asking lately if the venture model is broken. But it seems to me that it’s just decrepit. Like an aging, rotund former ...

All European Roads Lead Back to Skype As eBay Inc. looks to offload Skype, the executives who sold the Internet telecom firm to eBay have formed the hub of a European network of investors and ...

Patents: Horizontal vs Vertical Innovation I am a long time opponent of patents and Intellectual Property rights (to a great part because of your work), but something always bothered me and that was ...

Nine characteristics of an Entrepreneur - Stephen Mitchell Someone has written on wikipedia.com that the standard entrepreneur has these nine characteristics. I’ve added appropriate links to key ...

Create meaningful change through Innovation Circles If you asked anybody to identify the country most renowned for the quality of its products, almost without exception, the answer would be Japan. ...

Icelandic people turn towards more innovation | eNewsWire Iceland’s economy may be struggling, but regular Icelanders are trying to find new ways to fend for themselves and their families. ...

When the Internet breaks, who ya gonna call? | csmonitor.com At this point, it’s hard to imagine life without the Internet, at least in the developed world. But buried underneath the breathtaking ...

Sparxoo Top 5: You Might Be an Entrepreneur If... “Our focus is now on entrepreneurship and innovation as opposed to industry attraction in the old-line sectors,” said Jeff Kaczmarek, president ...

NYT: Sequoia Capital Reduces Its Web Site to a Search Bar Sequoia Capital, one of the most successful Silicon Valley venture capital firms, has redesigned its Web site’s home page, reducing it to ...
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