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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.

The Daily Start-Up: Law Of Decelerating Returns Research firm Cambridge Associates today released its quarterly report (opens PDF document) on venture capital fund performance for the first time, ...

Small-business rescue program off to a slow start by Robb Mandelbaum Small-business owners hoping for assistance of the sort given to the biggest banks applauded when the Small Business ...

Nuclear powers new debate: cost | csmonitor.com by By Mark Clayton Overlooking the shimmering waters of Chesapeake Bay, the massive twin concrete domes of the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power ...

Capital Markets Matter by Joseph W. Bartlett The financial crisis facing promising young high-tech startup companies today is sadly not the sole result of the current credit crisis but rather ...

The trouble with venture capitalby Brad Cherniak There have been plenty of stories in the press in recent months quoting well-respected industry leaders and practitioners prescribing fixes for the ...

Opinion - New funding for new ideas by Panos Louridas A common complaint heard in Europe is that funding for research and development lags far behind that of the United States. In particular, the US ...

Main Street: Innovation ideas are all around us by Don Daake and Edward Piatt Have you noticed in the last few years many hotels have installed a new style of shower curtain? About three-fourths the ...

The Index of Small Business Optimism lost 1.3 points, falling to 86.5 (1986=100) still 5.5 points higher than the survey’s second lowest reading reached in March. Four of the ten Index components ...

Fortune: How to save the world at work By Ann Fisher NEW YORK (Fortune) -- Dear Annie: Call me an old hippie (I served in the Peace Corps in the late '60s), but I've always wished I could find a job ...

Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program | $243M boost to Australia's innovation agenda by Anthill Magazine The Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator the Hon Kim Carr, ...

Innovation more than just a word by John Riddell Jr. Have you noticed how common it is these days for any article focusing on improvement in today's challenging business environment to include the ...

Future pro∙manchester Entrepreneurship Challenge 2009 by Crain's Manchester Business Have you got what it takes? Future pro∙manchester represents tomorrow's leaders in the financial and ...

VCs hammer entrepreneurs: dreaded “down rounds” surge by Matt Marshall Venture capitalists have tightened the screws on entrepreneurs, scooping up much larger chunks of ownership of companies in ...

Innovation and Creativity by Steven Strauss What does it take to create an innovative breakthrough product? It is not an insignificant question because business innovators typically invest a lot of ...

White House tells agencies, think 'open innovation' by Patrick Thibodeau The White House is telling its agencies to pursue an "open innovation"-approach to government, be visionary in their spending ...

Innovation: Why don't users mind when Twitter breaks? by Tom Simonite Millions of conversations around the world were rudely interrupted last Thursday when a massive cyber-attack shut down the ...

What it takes for a small manufacturer to make it by the Manufacturing Institute, National Association of Manufacturers Small and medium-size manufacturers (SMMs) must commit to innovation and new ...

A Short History of Innovation in the United States by Rolloverusa.com The U.S. has been the most innovative country in the history of world. “Virtually every major development in technology in ...

No Such Thing as Riskless Venture Capital by L. GORDON CROVITZ Just when the economy needs risk-taking the most, risk-takers are under the most threat. The Treasury now wants venture-capital firms ...

List of business and entrepreneurship blogs by Victorino Q. Abrugar It’s always been my habit to wander the blogosphere in search for great business weblogs which I can read and get some important ...

Global trends in venture capital: 2009 report by Deloitte The survey was conducted with venture capitalists (VCs) in the Americas, Asia Pacific (AP), Europe and Israel. There were 725 responses from ...

Falling Valuations: Poison for Venture Capital by Brad Stone In a quarterly study of venture financings published Friday, Fenwick & West, a Silicon Valley law firm, found that so-called “down ...

Innovation in your career development by Tara Pengakis What does innovation mean to you as you seek a new career? Searching for a job in new way? Do you have to be really intelligent or creative ...
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