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National Venture Capital Association – Opinion on Tax Reform Bill And Entrepreneurship

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The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) issued the following statement after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, unveiled the House Republican blueprint for tax reform. “The tax code impacts the entrepreneurial ecosystem in two major ways—one in which tax policy has been effective and second where reform is

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Venture Capitalist Pioneer David T. Morgenthaler Dies at 96

David T. Morgenthaler, a pioneer and icon of the American venture capital industry, died on Friday, June 17, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was 96 years old. Mr. Morgenthaler founded the firm Morgenthaler Ventures in 1968 at a time when few venture capital firms existed. As President and, later, Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), he was instrumental

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Moose Toys Co-CEO Manny Stul Wins EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016

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Moose Toys, a leading global toy company, is pleased to announce that Chairman and Co-CEO Manny Stul was awarded the prestigious EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016. The announcement was made on June 11, 2016 at an awards ceremony held in Monaco’s Salle des Etoiles. Australian-based Stul was chosen from among the 55 country winners from 50 countries vying

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Investment Community Honors the Life of Venture Capital Legend Tom Perkins

Thomas Perkins, 84, has died. He was one of Silicon Valley’s pioneers, with a career spanning entrepreneurship, the management of major corporate activities and most importantly, venture capital. As a venture capital investor he played a key role in creating and financing the launches of some of the most interesting and innovative businesses in the world like Google, Amazon and

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Cognition Therapeutics Wins Prestigious Luis Villalobos Award (2016)

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At the recent Angel Capital Association (ACA) Summit, Dave Berkus presented this year’s Luis Villalobos Award for the most innovative ACA member portfolio company. The annual Angel Capital Association Summit is the world’s premier professional development event for angel investors. The winner, Cognition Therapeutics, is a pharmaceutical company that has invented a process that discovered a novel drug with the

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US Department of Commerce Market Reports For Exporters

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The International Trade Administration (ITA) Top Markets Series is meant to help exporters determine their next export market by comparing opportunities across borders. The reports provide updated country rankings and analysis reflecting the latest industry, trade policy, and global economic developments. This year, the series includes seven new reports for industries including franchising, manufacturing technology, and pharmaceuticals. Each report ranks

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Presidential candidates should discuss how they will support entrepreneurship

There are more than 3,000 counties in the United States, yet only 20 of them managed to combine for half of America’s net new business formation in the first five years of this economic recovery, according to a new analysis of Census data by the Economic Innovation Group in Washington, DC. Those 20 counties include parts of Silicon Valley, Southern

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