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Startup America Partnership

Feld Thoughts

On Monday I was at the White House to help announce the Startup America Partnership. For an awesome description of Startup America, please read Aneesh Chopra’s (the United States CTO) post on TechCrunch titled  Startup America: A Campaign To Celebrate, Inspire And Accelerate Entrepreneurship.

Startup America

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

On Monday , the White House announced Startup America. have no involvement with Startup America, at least yet. They've got programs in place and more on the way. On Monday , the White House announced Startup America. have no involvement with Startup America, at least yet. Let me explain. It was largely ignored.

Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program

Feld Thoughts

I read the announcement today that Canada has just launched a Start-Up Visa Program. In the mean time, Canada is shouting from the rooftops about the benefits of the Start-Up Visa program. And I encourage any immigrant entrepreneur considering moving to the US to also consider moving to Canada given this new program.

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Boulder Startup Community Members: Help Fund the Code for America Fellowship

Feld Thoughts

If you are a founder or employee of a startup in Boulder and want to increase the overall effectiveness of our local Boulder government, please help us fund the  Code for America Fellowship  in Boulder. If you’d like to contribute, either email me or  donate online at the Code for America site.

Startup America – Dead On Arrival

Steve Blank

Startup America is a mashup of very smart programs by very smart people but not a strategy. Fast forward to today. What’s not to like?

Why Your Company Should Consider an Employee Apprenticeship Program

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The basics on employee apprenticeship programs, what they do, and why America needs them

Who should learn to program?

Chris Dixon

There has recently been a lot of talk in the tech world and beyond about getting more people to learn computer programming. America is suffering from what economists call structural unemployment :  jobs are available but our labor force isn’t trained for those jobs. 2. Programming is a great foundation for a tech/startup career.

Startup Day Across America on August 29

Feld Thoughts

Some recent examples include the passage of legislation expanding crowdfunding under the JOBS Act and meetings similar to one hosted last month by the Global Accelerator Network in which we worked with the Small Business Administration to gather 16 accelerators to demo their programs for the White House and SBA funders.

America's Coolest College Start-ups

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

To view the 2013 list of America's Coolest College Start-ups click here. This is Inc.'s This is Inc.'s Pictured here in no particular order.

America’s Entrepreneurial Innovation Needs Help

Startup Professionals Musings

The $30 billion trade surplus in advanced technology products that America enjoyed just one decade ago has now become a $56 billion deficit.

Democratizing entrepreneurship education: Sramana Mitra’s 1M by 1M program

Grade A Entrepreneurs

The public roundtable is a free program accessible from anywhere in the world. To build markets; to build nations; to build worlds.” One

Meet America's Top Job Creator

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Steve Jones, co-CEO of Universal Services of America, turns janitors and security guards into leaders. He's created 17,330 jobs since 2008.

The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps – What America Does Best

Steve Blank

We ran the first National Science Foundation Innovation Corps class October to December 2011. through the Lean Launchpad class. He gets it. SmartMenu.

Meet America's Fastest Growing Private Company

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The CEO of a large company called SpeedUS recruited me to help with its marketing programs. 500, with a three-year growth rate of 23,646.3

Corporate America Is Killing Your Start-up Dreams

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If you're still stuck working for a giant company, you need to know these two things right now. I owe a lot to Corporate America. Ads by Pheed

White House Launches Startup America

Up and Running

I had something else planned for this blog today, but the White House Startup America Partnership makes anything else trivial. hope so.

Six Ways To Institute An Affordable Workplace Wellness Program


Workplace wellness programs are very popular right now. Employers,  62 percent  planned to increase wellness and preventive health programs.

America’s educational system is broken

David Teten

9m unemployed in the US is an underestimate; we’re more comfortable with 14-15m. There are approximately 2.5m unfilled jobs out there. Stan Litow.

Why All Business Founders Should Learn Basic Programming


business founder should learn how to program because code is the language of the Internet. by Lee Shen Han.

Media Startups Apply to Pitch the Newspaper Association of America


The Newspaper Association of America is looking for startups with innovative ideas in the print, digital, mobile or advertising areas. The NAA is soliciting submissions for its third annual Accelerator Pitch program. The event will take place at NAA mediaXchange 2016 in Washington, D.C. April 17-20. Austin

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America: No Longer the Land of Opportunity?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But I am afraid that’s not the America we see today. Here's five things our President should do to bring entrepreneurship back to the U.S.

Code for America Coming to San Antonio


city governments chosen for the national Code for America program. San Antonio 80/20 Foundation Code for America Lorenzo Gomez

Startup America

Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

On Monday the White House announced the Startup America Partnership. Startup America is the capstone of a sea change that has been taking place. For

The Most Joyful Company in America

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

What every business can learn from the brilliant Menlo Innovations. Since I finished reading Joy, Inc.: All Inc. once partnered. No problem. Joy, Inc.

FounderFuel Launches a Montreal-Based Accelerator Program


And arguably one of the most vibrant in North America is in Montreal , Quebec. Sponsor. Applications for the inaugural class will close July 1.

Hello, Middle America. The SBA Wants to Get You Funded.

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The SBA's chief says she wants to even the balance, and she has the programs to do it. recently had the opportunity to participate in Inc.'s


How to Really Jump-Start 'Made In America'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Government initiatives to boost manufacturing ignore small business. Here''s a better solution. Or, at least, that was the U.S. government''s plan.

Summary of new patent bill (America Invents Act)

Chris Dixon

As you may be aware, the Senate passed the America Invents Act (AIA) on September 8, 2011. Prioritized Examination: The USPTO will be authorized to proceed with a program for a fee-based prioritized examination, which may be a useful tool for clients who are interested in an expedited examination for particular patent applications.

The Start-up Hall of Shame (America's 10 Worst States for Entrepreneurs)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

New research reveals the least-friendly states for start-ups. Where does your state fall? Where''s the best place in the country to start a business?

Venture Capital Access Program launches to aid women and diverse entrepreneurs

David Teten

the shift of America to a majority minority country by 2050. Competitiveness Project and its call for HBS alumni to help continue U.S.

America Inc.

Will Price

If you read my blog, you know how passionate I am about our country's fiscal health and the threats we face from entitlement programs. Mary Meeker's America Inc presentation below is an important contribution to educating all of us regarding the fiscal state of the union. USA Inc. - A Basic Summary of America's Financial Statements

“Regardless of who is in the White House, we have work to do from the bottom up and from the outside in” – Five Questions With Jennifer Pahlka of Code for America

Hunter Walker

Donate , come work at Code for America , work in government , or join your local Code for America Brigade ! Enjoy! And you can help.

Ukraine, Estonia, Chile, Finland: The saga of four accelerators

The Next Web

It’s hard to get the exact data on how many startup acceleration programs are being launched every year, but it’s definitely a lot.

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Does America Have the Best Start-Up Culture?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

lacks in tax incentives and entrepreneurial programs, it more than makes up for in attitude and funding, according to an Ernst & Young survey.

Visit to Case Foundation and Startup America

David Teten

On February 16, I visited Washington, DC, where I attended an  HBS Club of DC lunch on the Case Foundation and Startup America. One of those partnerships is with Startup America , who was also featured at the lunch. Startup America is an example. In 2007, launched “America’s Giving” challenge with Facebook and Parade magazine.

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Can You Solve America's Problems?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

fellowship program that pairs business people with local government to actually get stuff done wants to hear from you. Fuse Corps says you can.

We Will Be the Best-Run Business in America

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Now this big-game hunter has in his cross hairs the most formidable quarry he has yet pursued. "We will be the best-run business in America!"

What Should We Make of Peter Thiel’s “20 Under 20? Education Program?

Both Sides of the Table

Read the opening quote from his initial press release on the program … “Warning that America’s long term economic prospects are uncertain without radical innovation in technology, Peter Thiel this week launched the Thiel Fellowship to foster the next generation of tech visionaries.&#. Here is their inaugural class.

The 5 Best States In America For New Business


The government supports small business owners with popular incentive programs and offers many training and networking programs. Texas.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Spotlight on Latin and Central America


For this week's One Million by One Million roundtable, we turned the spotlight on Latin and Central America. We have done that in 1M/1M. FinqIt.