What is the Startup America initiative delivering today?
Startup America is the White House initiative to celebrate, inspire, and accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship throughout the nation. Read more on the White House Blog Post Great links noted below from that blog.
Small world…. Startup America’s CEO, Scott Case, will be in Connecticut May 25th headlining a public event CTC is supporting: CVG’s Connecting Opportunities: Driving Innovation through University Resources
Platform to submit ideas for reducing barriers to entrepreneurship
Private-sector services mobilized by the Startup America Partnership
More control over the speed of patent processing
Enhanced access to government-patented energy technology
Mentorship and software for military families through Veteran Fast Launch
No capital gains taxes on qualified small business investments made throughout 2011
Federally guaranteed leverage for private funds that invest in clean energy, education, or underserved markets
Streamlined rules for private funds that invest in lower-income communities
New funding for proof of concept centers that accelerate green technology innovation
Nationwide engagement with Administration leaders on major new entrepreneurial opportunities in healthcare, clean energy, and learning technology
Learn more about Startup America:
Startup America launch event (video)
Startup America Partnership (independent private-sector alliance)