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  • Taking Action to Attract High-Skilled Immigrants, Graduates, and Entrepreneurs

    America needs a 21st century immigration system that lives up to our heritage as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants – and that grows our economy.


  • President Obama Honors Extraordinary Young Entrepreneurs at the White House

    Yesterday, President Obama marked National Entrepreneurs’ Day by congratulating three student winners of the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge in the Oval Office. The Challenge, which is supported by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, focuses on teaching entrepreneurship skills to high school students and has worked with more than 500,000 young people from low-income communities across the United States and around the world.


  • “Entrepreneurship is in the DNA of this Generation”: The President’s Innovation Town Hall

    Last week, the President held a town hall meeting at a collaborative work space in Los Angeles to discuss a wide range of issues of core importance to entrepreneurs, especially entrepreneurs from the millenial generation.


  • President Obama on How Technology and Millennials Will Shape Our Economic Future

    President Obama visits Cross Campus in Los Angeles, a collaborative tech lab that brings inventors and investors together to pursue the next big idea that will continue to power our economic recovery.


  • President Obama Visits 1776, "An Incubator for All Sorts of Tech Startups"

    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.


  • From Lab to Market: Accelerating Research Breakthroughs and Economic Growth


  • Startup America Going Strong at Three Years

    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.


  • National Entrepreneurship Month Wrap-Up

    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.


  • Startup Culture Flourishes on America’s College Campuses

    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.


  • From Lab to Market: DOE's America’s Next Top Energy Innovator Program

    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.


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