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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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US House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot – National Small Business Week (2016)

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The nation’s small businesses play a vital role in the American economy and House Republicans are working to protect them through an agenda that focuses both on jobs and economic growth, House Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot, R-Ohio said Saturday in recognition of National Small Business Week. “If we want a confident America, we need confident Americans,” said Chabot in

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Cruise Automation – Billion Dollar Success Story Launched On AngelList

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General Motors (GM) announced on (03-11-16) it would buy Cruise Automation, a San Francisco-based startup making sensors that turn regular vehicles into ones that can drive themselves. GM hasn’t disclosed the purchase price, but the deal has been reported to be worth more than $1 billion in cash and stock. Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an

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Bain Report – Global Private Equity (2016)

Bain’s Global Private Equity Report 2016 offers a comprehensive view of the challenges that private equity investors face following a decade of volatility and change, as well as what it will take to succeed in 2016. In 2015, private equity turned in another surprisingly solid year against the backdrop of a global economic slowdown, increased volatility in public equity markets

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Andrew Grove – Leading the Commoditization of the Microprocessor at Intel

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In 1957 Grove immigrated to the United States, a poor immigrant from Budapest, Hungary who barely escaped Nazi occupation. A decade later he managed the launch of Intel, the chipmaker that would help invent the Personal Computer (PC) industry. He was Intel’s President in 1979 and CEO in 1987. He served as Chairman of the Board from 1997 to 2005. While he

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NFAP Study – Immigrants Founded 51% of U.S. Billion-Dollar Startups

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Immigrants play a key role in creating new, fast-growing companies, as evidenced by the prevalence of foreign-born founders and key personnel in the nation’s leading privately-held companies. Immigrants have started more than half (44 of 87) of America’s startup companies valued at $1 billion dollars or more and are key members of management or product development teams in over 70

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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Report – Why Heart of Texas Leads Startup Activity in USA

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“At the Heart of Texas: Cities’ Industry Clusters Drive Growth” is a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. This report is a comprehensive look at the industry clusters, history and demographics shaping eight of the state’s key metropolitan areas: Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Houston, McAllen, Midland-Odessa and San Antonio. For each city, the report’s authors

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Electronic Frontier Foundation – A Technical Perspective on the Apple iPhone Case

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Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) presents a deep dive on the FBI’s fight with Apple over its customers’ privacy. Apple is being asked to assist the FBI’s ongoing investigation of last December’s San Bernardino mass shooting by providing software to unlock a phone used by (deceased) suspect Syed Rizwan Farook (though owned by his employer, the San Bernardino County Department of

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Sports Events Marketing Experience Conference (2016)

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The 13th Annual Sports Events Marketing Experience (SEME 2016) is scheduled for April 8-9, 2016, in Washington, D.C. at Verizon Center and American University. The event known as the the premier national sports career and networking conference has kicked off Early Bird Discount Registration online. More than 80 industry speakers and 40 sports organizations will be represented. The event has sold out seven

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