In my opinion, all industries" data (at all levels - local, regional...) should be generated "real time" and it should be disseminated to all parties(citizens, organizations, companies, start ups...) for free. This is a big task for one organization for large economy and a large geography like ours and and I believe, all universities across the country could collaborate and achieve this.
Build State of the Art, Energy Efficient (Self Sufficient if Possible) Military Bases to replace all of our foreign bases. Jobs to Build, Communities Developed, Local Revenue from our servicemen and women spending time and money here.
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 »
The Federal Government must streamline it's contracting and contract management process and provide incentives to Contracting officers. There is no incentive for Contracting Officers to work with Small Businesses or Entrepreneurs. By hiring large firms and place a clause in their contract to work with small businesses, it takes the pressure off of the government to work with SBAs.
Tax incentives for existing and new businesses that encourage growth through additional investment and hiring.
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.
In 8 CFR 204.6(i), change allowable locations for companies receiving $500,000 or $1,000,000 through the EB-5 program.
Currently $500,000 is only applicable to new enterprises in Targeted Employment Areas.
Make $500,000 and $1,000,000 investments available in non-TEAs, since TEAs are so embedded and interwoven with the rest of communities. (Unemployment is high and uneven between contiguous census tracts.)
I suggest you have the SEC allow regulation-exempt public stock offerings when the maximum individual investment is less than or equal to $100.00: http://crowdfundinglaw.com/. This would allow any entrepreneur to do a public offering for tiny investments, aka “crowdfunding”. Of course, this group of investors would then meet the prior existing relationship for other regulated private offers.
To avoid unintended consequences oaf government regulation on entrepreneurs consider requiring an "entrepreneurial impact statement". Entrepreneurs don't have time to lobby - asking the impact before acting will help reduce the erection of new barriers.
Accelerate the implementation of a voluntary national identity authentication system.