Continued investment needed for economic growth

Innovation 2 Enterprise

In today’s world, a state’s economic growth demands investment in innovation and high-tech industries — especially for a natural resource-rich state like ours that must leverage our existing resource base to diversify our economy for the future. By Scott Meacham. Copyright © 2019, The Oklahoman.

9 Ventures Forming the Future of Fashion

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Impact Hub Honolulu Is Growing In Hawaii

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North America SDG 4 - Quality Education SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth Social innovation#ImpactOnTour ’s next stop this year is Impact Hub Honolulu: at the gateway to the Norwegian fjords….

How Madrid Promotes Female Entrepreneurship

Impact Hub

Europe Programs SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities SDG 5 - Gender Equality SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth SDGs Social innovation business entrepreneurship program scaling SDG10 sdg5 SDG8 spain

Impacting world hunger via SMS

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Africa & Middle East All SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Social innovation innovation

Forget Presidential Politics: Here’s How We Create Jobs — And How You Can Help


growth to other developed countries, “It isn’t difficult to be the least dirty shirt in the hamper these days.” Invested Interests business economic growth economy entrepreneurship jobs JOBS act public policy startups

industry and university collaboration: how partnership drives innovation

Venture Well

Industry and university collaboration produces groundbreaking research and innovation that solves complex problems, drives economic growth, and creates a more skilled workforce.

2019 State of Coworking: Over 2 Million Coworking Space Members Expected


The market for coworking spaces has undergone remarkable growth in the last couple of years and continues to flourish to this day. And new questions are being asked: what if economic growth slows and a new financial crisis emerges?

Navigating the Stages of Community Growth

Co Starters

Despite suffering significant economic loss which spawns a culture of grim survival, a growing number of communities are beginning to break free of the past in an unexpected comeback. A new model for economic development. A community growth pattern.

Request for Startups: Government 2.0

Y Combinator

Since 2013, this number has been as high as 65% — even though we are experiencing our 10th straight year of economic growth. To be clear, we do not seek to replace the government and its policymakers but seek to fund startups that create solutions that provide Americans the foundations for economic growth. In 2018, Pew Research Center reported that 57% of Americans believe that children in America today will be worse off financially than their parents.

Supporting Entrepreneurs Wherever They Are, Including Prison


Utilizing our network’s privilege in order to drive personal and economic growth for people with criminal histories allows us to drive a meaningful impact and provide a ray of hope.

5 Questions with Dr. Roshawnna Novellus


EnrichHER’s investment platform is fueling the growth of women business by enabling female founders to secure capital in an affordable and non-dilutive way. Dr. Novellus is a gender equality advocate who believes in economic empowerment and inclusive economic growth.

Innovation Policy and the Economy: Some New Research

EntreWorks Consulting

The Spatial Mismatch between Innovation and Joblessness (Glaeser/Hausman): Ed Glaeser is considered one of the leading “gurus” on regional economics and innovation. The Changing Structure of American Innovation: Some Cautionary Remarks for Economic Growth (Arora, Belenzon, Pattaconi and Suh): This paper describes a critical divide in American innovation. Universities have stepped in to fill the research void, but this division does not bode well for economic growth.

Governor’s 2020-21 Budget Proposes $5 Million Increase for Ben Franklin

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Smart investments in innovation drive economic growth and ensure Pennsylvania continues to capture its share of emerging high-tech developments,” said Ryan E. HARRISBURG, Pa. 24, 2020) — Gov.


Ben Franklin Technology Partners

LANCASTER, PA – On Tuesday, November 12, 2019 six local tech-entrepreneurs made pitch presentations to a panel of judges for a chance to win up to $10,000. The audience of more than 70 people who attended also had the opportunity to vote for their favorite pitch.

How High Rents Hinder Startup Activity


This multiplier effect is powerful for economic growth, but comes with drawbacks. Many of these five multiplier jobs don’t pay that wage, and without those jobs it’s hard to sustain future tech growth.

Techstars Partners with Pivotal Ventures to Bring New Thinking and Innovative Ideas to Care for the Aging Population


This market is experiencing unprecedented economic growth as the American 50+ population is already responsible for trillions of dollars of spending and economic activity,” said Keith Camhi, Techstars Senior Vice President of Accelerators. BOULDER, Colo.

Build a Better Tribe, Build a Better World

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Eventually, I moved to DC to study international relations and languages at Georgetown and completed six months in Brazil for economics. The growth and development of EO is a beautiful example of how a tribe evolves to meet the needs of its members.

The importance of “Grow Your Own” (Part One)

Carol Lauffer

Grow Your Own is an umbrella term for economic development models that use entrepreneurship and small business development as the tool to create economic growth. Grow Your Own focuses on local strengths, small businesses and entrepreneurs in one’s own community–instead of spending resources to attract companies from outside–as a way to foster economic growth.

Building bridges towards social cohesion

Impact Hub

The aim here is to reinforce connections and relationships between the rural and city spheres by encouraging sustainable farming and economic growth and supporting entrepreneurial projects in rural areas. How can we strengthen social cohesion in fragmented environments?

Where does Pa. rank for tech-based investments?

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

That’s why Ben Franklin Technology Partners, created more than 35 years ago with broad bipartisan support, has become one of the most widely known and emulated state technology-based economic development programs in the nation. Everyone knows a good thing when they see it.

Entrepreneurial Networks are Driving Global Change, According to Impact Hub Network’s 2019 Global Impact Report

Impact Hub

The report also highlights how Impact Hub members are encouraging economic growth, especially in the social impact sector, with 10,000+ new ventures and 29,000+ net new jobs created since 2012. Ahead of this year’s Global Climate Strike (20-27 September) and the Global Goals Week (21-30 September), the Impact Hub network is launching its 2019 Global Impact Report.

Ben Franklin Technology Partners to Appear Before PA Senate Appropriations Committee – 3:00 PM, Wednesday, March 6, live-streamed: [link]

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

That is simply not sustainable to foster the economic growth our Commonwealth needs. In fact, the most recent independent economic analysis shows that every dollar invested by the state into Ben Franklin generates $3.90 These high-value services accelerate clients’ growth and international competitiveness, and help them to identify and establish new markets. But now other states are investing heavily in innovation and high-tech economic development.

Role of Education on Climate Change

Impact Hub

It helps develop the knowledge, understanding, skills, and values that children require for economic prosperity along with environmental protection. The Earth has warmed up steadily since the Industrial Revolution.

Community Spotlight: Wheeling Heritage // Wheeling, Virginia

Co Starters

Wheeling Heritage’s strategy is to preserve the city’s historical heritage by stimulating economic growth and supporting entrepreneurs. . Half a century ago, Wheeling, West Virginia was a hub of entrepreneurship, innovation and manufacturing.

Emerging Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: GIST Net Launches


Technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship are proven engines of economic growth, and are paramount to addressing high global unemployment. Today, Gust is proud to join the U.S. Department of State and several other private sector partners to launch The GIST Network (GIST Net), an interactive online network connecting science and technology entrepreneurs in emerging economies.

Top 4 benefits of joining the YLAI Network

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Network is a community of inspiring young entrepreneurs and change-makers from Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada who are committed to promoting economic growth, strengthening civil society and creating change in their communities.

Why the Former President of Nickelodeon Joined mitú as CEO.

Both Sides of the Table

Hint: 60 million US Latinos driving US growth engine) I am beyond excited to announce the Herb Scannell has agreed to move from NYC to Los Angeles to take on the role of CEO at mitú, the fast growing Latino digital media company, serving more than 100 million monthly unique viewers.

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Why Digital Payments Matter for Markets and Matter for You

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Compared to digital payment systems, cash economies are limited, with less access to credit and fewer opportunities for growth. This translates to valuable data lost in a cash-based system, data that could be used to drive market growth.

EO Hosts International Entrepreneurial Summit at the United Nations in Support of UN Sustainable Development Goals

Entrepreneurs' Organization

SDG 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth. Sustainable Development Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Putting Tom Perkins Comments into Context

Both Sides of the Table

It’s not just a matter of fairness or morality it’s a matter of good economics. Having a highly functional middle class is good policy for long-term economic growth. Just look at the consequence of the economic downturn of the early 90′s in California.

Why I support Chris Quinn

This is going to be BIG.

The next mayor will have to deal with unions, pension reform, and the challenge of keeping up the city''s economic growth--but these are things that can''t be done by a machine. I first met Chris Quinn in person three years ago. She came to a Startup Weekend and gave a speech about how New York wasn''t doing such a great job supporting tech entrepreneurship.

Create a More Sustainable Future: The 2019 class of Techstars Sustainability Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy


In The Science of Sustainability TNC describes ways to balance economic growth with resource conservation over the next 30 years, and these ten companies are the embodiment of those strategies.

Why I’m Turning Over a New Leaf & Refocusing My Energy

Both Sides of the Table

He argues that economic insecurity certainly tells part of the story of this US election cycle but not all of it. This election has been hard on our country.

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There are Right and Wrong Ways to Add Amazon to NYC

This is going to be BIG.

That being said, I don’t like paying people to do anything they were going to do anyway—and this is especially the case when it comes to economic incentives. I don’t mind an economic landscape where if I want to buy paper towel, Amazon sends it to me, but if I want to buy anything special whatsoever, I shop locally or directly with the brands I actually interact with. I’m not a fan of protectionism.

Why Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Communicate More Like George Bush Than Al Gore

Both Sides of the Table

I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country’s economic growth” Not exactly a simple message. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch. It is election season.

On Growth


The word “growth” has become one of the focal points of the climate crisis debate. There are those who are worried that pricing carbon will slow down economic growth. I fear that most of those debates will be people shouting past each other as the word growth has come to capture entire philosophies of thought. I want to unpack what I meant and how I think about growth. climate crisis growth economy world after capital