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Posted byon July 3, 2014 at 5:41 PM EDT
The President stops by 1776, a tech startup incubator in D.C. that supports entrepreneurs tackling major challenges in education, energy, health care, and other critical industries.
Posted byon March 14, 2014 at 1:25 PM EDT
Posted byon February 28, 2014 at 3:38 PM EDT
Last month marked the third anniversary of Startup America, a White House initiative to celebrate, inspire, and accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship throughout the Nation. In 2011, President Obama issued an all-hands-on-deck call to action for Federal agencies, Congress, and the private sector to help increase the success of entrepreneurs across the country.
Posted byon December 4, 2013 at 3:06 PM EDT
Throughout November—National Entrepreneurship Month—OSTP highlighted the inspiring stories of students across America who are rolling up their sleeves, pursuing bright ideas, and starting companies—as well as many of the new tools, services, and programs that are emerging to help even more students blaze entrepreneurial paths to the future.In case you missed it, here’s a roundup of how we celebrated this year's National Entrepreneurship Month.
Posted byon November 5, 2013 at 11:30 AM EDT
Today—marking the first full week of National Entrepreneurship Month—the Department of Commerce released a new report entitled The Innovative and Entrepreneurial University, underscoring the increasingly diverse ways in which colleges and universities across America are promoting cultures of entrepreneurship on campus and encouraging students to start companies.
Posted byon April 5, 2013 at 1:33 PM EDT
Last week, the Department of Energy launched an expanded version of its popular America’s Next Top Energy Innovator Program—which, since 2011, has unleashed the National Laboratories’ unlicensed patents for use by startups looking to build their businesses and bring energy technologies from the lab to the marketplace.The announcement advances the Administration’s Startup America initiative to promote high-growth entrepreneurship.
Posted byon February 15, 2013 at 5:16 PM EDT
Entrepreneurs from across the country gathered at the White House to celebrate Startup America’s two-year anniversary by presenting ambitious plans for growing vibrant startup communities in Arizona, Colorado, DC, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, North Carolina, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
Posted byon January 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM EDT
The Obama Administration recently released a detailed action plan to achieve the goal of increasing Federal services to entrepreneurs and small businesses, with an emphasis on startups and growing firms and underserved markets.
Posted byon December 14, 2012 at 1:27 PM EDT
The Small Business Administration and Department of Labor announced a new website that helps states offer self-employment assistance programs to those looking to create jobs in their communities.
Posted byon November 29, 2012 at 3:20 PM EDT
President Obama is committed to attracting the world’s best and brightest entrepreneurs to start the next great companies here in the United States, and the new Entrepreneur Pathways is an important and concrete next step to facilitating that.