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Let us vote (online) how to spend tax dollars and USPTO database

Allow citizens to vote using the internet and thus make democracy a reality. Think of the 600 million Facebook users voting on issues in real-time. We could move forward instead of stagnating. We could also fire all of our 'representatives' on capital hill. At least use the power of instant communications/feedback to gauge what people want to do with tax dollars. How about letting us see exactly (itemized) how are tax... more »

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Connect Investors to Startups via Nationally Hosted Events

Create national events where both startups and investors can have booths like a trade show. This way investors can seek out great new companies and startups can get access to funding partners. 90% of great companies that do not get funding is not because of the idea, but it is because of lack of the correct exposure to the right investors.

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A Unified Solution for Mentoring, Funding, & Training, NO Big $$

I suggest you...
The Challenges:
New startups fail due to lack of physical resources, lack of financial resources, and lack of knowledge/training/education.

The Opportunities:
1.) Maker Fairs and "Hackerspaces", TechShop for example, are growing in popularity and people pay to attend them.
2.) A large infrastructure of Vo-Tech and community colleges exist across this country.
3.) A student loan system is already in place.... more »

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