Consider re-organizing all federal and public assets dedicated to new business development and job creation into a single agency. Avoid redundancy between EDA and SBA. For example, EDA recently announced its new web site for business development and job creation. http://www.eda.gov/NewsEvents/PressReleases/20110511_Albuquerque_RIAN
Ideas to jump start jobs creation and innovation in American. I have participated and advised my local government officials on ideas for creating jobs and what I found astounded me. 1. Officials play it safe with federal dollars: Outcome > no innovation or job creation just same ole same ole. (Has to be some level of risk taken) 2. Once the federal dollars were available. Local gatekeepers rewarded there friends or shuffled ...more »
Consolidate all the best ideas as well as all the orgnanizations who are engaged in economic development across the country into a single national network of collaborators who are all linked together by a single web site that is establish as the national eco-system for entrepreneurship and innovation.
Encourage all Business Incubator organizations, such as www.nbia.org, that receive federal dollars from the EDA, SBA, DOC, & NIST to join with startupamerica and the SBA to establish one web site that links all national resources that are established for new business & job creation initiatives into a collaborative and unified national resource for innovation, entrepreneurship, business development, and job creation in ...more »
Provide Multi-Year Funding to Support Creation and Operation of Regional Centers for Medical Device Innovation: Goal: Accelerate product development of new medical device products based on University technologies as well as technology originating in the entrepreneurial community by bringing together in one location the key infrastructure needed to rapidly move new medical devices and new medical technologies to market. ...more »