I heard about this really cool idea that was invented in Italy hundreds of years ago that might do some good here. People get together and pool their excess cash, which is then loaned out in the local community to help businesses with their capital needs. They call it a Bank.
I would like to see an opportunity for entrepreneurs like me " bad credit, and no money for investment or research" get some kind of funding like a revolving low interest line of credit that doesn't have to be paid back until the product or idea has been implemented and starts making monies. I have several ideas in the energy dept that would create jobs and help the environment that i can't get financing for
We should bring all of the troops home from Europe and Asia immediately. At the very least they will by their clothes, gasoline, food and restaurant meals in the USA instead of wherever they are now, immediately creating jobs for all the people who sell it to them.
Dear Start Up America - President Obama and Staff, Understanding our government is innovation new ways to create jobs here in America, I believe I have a promising solution that can add to achieving this immediately and in a big way. Companies cannot ignore the fact that the world is becoming more unsafe, and that many foreign countries which offer contact center services are inherently unstable either economically, ...more »
Our government can generate thousands of new jobs/businesses if all of our National and State Parks purchased only American Made products to sell as souvenirs and gifts in their shops. I make pottery. If I supplied just mugs to State and National Parks in Tennessee I would have to add several employees. Expand this to glass, leather, wood, plastic, fabric, printed things on a nationwide basis and we can start to build ...more »
There should be an incentive for any one whose idea is accepted and implemented.
This will bring more enthusiasm to these forums.
I suggest that there should be at least $500.00 incentive anyone whose idea is accepted and implemented by the Govt.
Provide Office for Start-Up and sole owner for H-1b
In accordance with newly announced sole owner employer/employee H-1b, the biggest obstacle is obtaining an office because they have no credit. If we provide office space say "Incubator Office" for one year, it will help them tremendously.
Eliminate or significantly reduce the prohibition against general solicitation in connection with a private offering of securities by startups, which impedes companies' ability to use the internet and other efficient means to reach otherwise qualified prospective investors.
create a single definition of "small business" to be all companies that have 10M or less in gross revenue, then use it universally for all government programs, including SBA direct lending to SBs. No banks will finance SBs, so no SB growth.
I suggest you... get rid of congress, Roosevelt style! Trust Busting! Trusts do 70% of business abroad and don't pay taxes domestically. They have no reason not to commit treason. New ethics laws should be in place before any congressman seeks office. 1. No more "Royal Benefits Package" for a two or four year job! 2. No more second terms for any member or staffers. 3. No more political contributions via party or individual. ...more »
Financing, Financing, Financing! Use Business Schools in the US to provide open Business concept competition (Open to non student as well). Heavy focus by state for top entrepreneurial schools. Give top entrepreneurial school in the US the Quaterback position for the entire program. Quaterback would use up to 1-4 Universities per state. The various business schools would be an anchor to encourage success act as clearing ...more »
These from a paper I wrote for economic recovery. I have removed the specific technologies and other ideas because it is my intellectual property. The purpose of writing this paper is to provide concrete ideas and concepts to get the American people to imagine again, to believe in what is possible, and to get excited enough to grab onto these ideas and move forward in a positive way . Here is a concept that ...more »