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Secure Patentability Rights even after Publication

Secure patentability rights while allowing publication and commercialization of claims and trade secrets prior to submitting a patent application.

Use the provisonal patent application database as a trade secret database [e.g., a Trade Secret Bank] that is searchable by a community of qualified members of the Bank who demonstrate that they will not use the information in the Bank for any purpose except to enter into... more »

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Venture Labor Tax Incentives

Encourage venture labor investments in early stage startup businesses that are operating within a non-profit organization that is established to facilitate new business development initiatives.

Employed, displaced and retired professionals who may be interested in a particular early stage startup business could invest their time, not their money, on a part time basis in an early stage startup business. Venture labor... more »

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National Entrepreneurship Program: 1,000,000 new entrepreneurs

Create national entrepreneurship program.

 

Mission: Create 1,000,000 new entrepreneurs within the next four years

Program: Education, Mentoring, Funding, and Development of new entrepreneurs.

Follow through with funding and development of new ideas on behalf of these entrepreneurs that matter to our nation

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Public Resources for New Business Development & Job Creation

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

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Reduce Tax Rate on Capital Gains

Reduce capital gains tax rates to allow previously successful entrepreneurs and investors to funnel more private capital back into new high-growth start ups. This will reduce the cost of capital for new, high growth start ups -- allowing more entrepreneurs to test more ideas.

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Improve "Voting" in IdeaScale

Add the ability to vote against a particular idea. Consider adding a feature such as Discus to this board. This will allow users to more efficiently communicate their support, or lack thereof for a particular idea. This improvement in efficiency will allow me to return to the work of building a new business.

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Free market capitalism to promote new products.

I suggest that entrepreneurs that are interested in providing a product or service be encouraged to work on their idea. My experience with entrepreneurs in general is that they only wish to make money. Profit is important to all business but profit at any cost results in more poverty, abuse of employees, and inferior products. Sincerely Harry Hansen

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Povery

America and the planet has a serious problem with poverty, discrimination, and preventable challenges. Programs which can give people hope for the future can help with productivity and dealing with serious problems.

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REINSTATE GLASS-STEAGALL

END the DOMINATION & CONTROL THE "FED" HAS ON WALL STREET (ONLY SMALL INVESTMENT BANKS FINANCE SMALL BUSINESSES...)!

"REINSTATE THE GLASS-STEAGALL ACT of 1933." YOU’LL SEE SMALL FIRMS POPPING UP & UNDERWRITING SMALL BUSINESSES AGAIN! We need to End the Domination & Control the Fed & its Member Banks have had (Shutting Down the Small Firms) since they took over Wall Street in 1999.
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Business Planning Wizard pulls in relevant data (census, patents

I want to emphasize the need for web-based apps (or offline programs) which seamlessly allow entrepreneurs to bring ideas to fruition. From initial concept all the way to manufacturing, programming, financing, etc. We need to tap our collective brilliance while ensuring that those with brilliant ideas are protected/rewarded accordingly and, if needed, are guided through the development process effectively, efficiently,... more »

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"LET'S RETURN TO PROSPERITY FOR ALL" (SIMPLE)!

STOP REMOVING BARRIERS (It only arms the Enemy)!

THE DARK DECADE WAS CREATED BY ALL THE DEREGULATION'S...

"THE BEST NEW IDEAS ARE THE OLD IDEAS!” Reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act as well as Roll Back all the Federal Regulations that were changed from1996 forward... Just tell our POLITICIANS to return the Federal Regulations as they were prior to 1996 & "PLEASE STOP HELPING US" (Leave us alone)!!!

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