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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.

Wyo Sec of State unveils new crowdfunding platform Newsletter Pm wyomingbusinessreport com

Thanks to changes in federal and state statutes, Wyoming residents will be able - as of July 1 - to make investments through crowdfunding options. Information released by Secretary of State Ed Murray's office notes that crowd funding occurs when a business raises capital by seeking and receiving monetary investments by a large number of people. 


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Donald Trump says that if he becomes president, he will “get Apple to start making their computers and their iPhones on our land, not in China.” Bernie Sanders has also called for Apple to manufacture some devices in the U.S. instead of China.

Donald Trump says that if he becomes president, he will “get Apple to start making their computers and their iPhones on our land, not in China.” Bernie ­Sanders has also called for Apple to manufacture some devices in the U.S. instead of China.

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There are 163 accelerators in Britain and the hype around them feels like they’re now the go-to destination for budding start-ups. But could an alternative type of business support be a better fit?

Businesses that enter accelerators often have a very specific end goal in mind. They’ve got their minimum viable product (MVP), their brand identity and they enter an accelerator programme for the fast-track mentoring that will transport their business from start-up to profitable enterprise in the quickest possible time.


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Once you’ve hired an employee, you need to get them settled and in sync with the company. Part of that process is establishing their goals: Are they looking to develop certain skills? Do they need certain resources to accomplish their tasks. To find out what questions elicit the most informative responses, we asked members from the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question:


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“We believe that it’s really important that [Canada] take these bold bets in order to position ourselves well, going forward,” one consultant urges.

That’s the message from certified public accounting company, Deloitte, on the heels of a new report Bold Bets for our country: It’s time for deliberate action.

Blaine Woodcock, a consulting partner with Deloitte, says while Canada celebrates its 150th birthday this year it’s time to start preparing for the next 25 years.


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VINELAND — Shorter wait times, easier access to electronic health records and education on the medical uses of your wearable smart devices — those are just a few things coming out of Inspira Health Network in the near future.

Officials announced Thursday the launch of the Inspira Innovation Center, an initiative that aims to encourage health professionals to develop solutions that can help patients, be sustainable and have commercial value. In the same week as the announcement, the health network received a $1 million donation to the Inspira Health Network Foundation Cumberland/Salem from Dr. Frank DeMaio, a retired Vineland physician.


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Online crowdfunding platforms — such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo — can make you an overnight success if you play your cards right. 

Whether it’s bankrolling a movie continuation of a cult TV show, or getting a VR prototype off the ground (before being sniped by Facebook, of course), funding large projects with pledged donations can work if the scale is right. 


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The “birthplace of biotechnology” is to receive $10 million for a pioneering precision medicine programme.

It was announced this week that the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine (CIAPM) has been awarded the money from the local government’s budget, a decision welcomed by the California Life Sciences Association (CLSA).


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rich bendis

Robust private-sector investment and prudent regulation from policymakers have helped establish Maryland as a cradle of innovation and a leader in the U.S. innovation economy. Few states can match Maryland's highly skilled workforce, market access and technology-centered policy incentives, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranked Maryland No. 1 in the country for entrepreneurship and innovation.

But continued leadership of the region — and the ability of the region to continue to reap the economic and jobs benefits of innovation — is not a given. It requires constant cultivation and smart action from our elected officials.


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