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See what's happening this week in entrepreneurship policy.

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Brad Feld, entrepreneur and managing director of the Foundry Group, explains how a founder who accepts his or her vulnerability and leans on others can be even stronger in the long run >> http://bit.ly/1cdiAzv
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Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) is joining forces with Compass, creator of extensive benchmark data for startup performance, to help rank the world’s top startup ecosystems.

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Kauffman: The Foundation of Startup Czars and Education Ninjas.

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Our researcher Arnobio Morelix explores the growing trend of creative startup job titles >> http://bit.ly/1PYhx4I
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Entrepreneur, professor and author Craig Wortmann highlights three strategies to make the most of your sales conversations.

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Happy 3rd birthday, 1 Million Cups! #1MC
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Can you explain your startup in a way that a grandma could understand?

Could you explain your startup to a real grandma, knitting and all, during a pitch competition at Global Entrepreneurship Congress?

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When states permit policies that shackle labor mobility, without consideration for the economic costs such enforcement imposes, prospective entrepreneurs and the economy as a whole suffer.

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These impressive entrepreneurs left a lasting impact on Global Entrepreneurship Congress attendees — learn why >> http://bit.ly/1AlpDeH
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Jeff Hoffman, cofounder of Priceline and ColorJar, says that entrepreneurs driven by purpose always outperform those driven by money. Thoughts?

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A White House task force on immigration released an “initial strategic plan” to help strengthen existing pathways to naturalization and promote entrepreneurial growth in these four ways.

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Fostering economic independence by advancing education and entrepreneurship
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The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is a private, nonpartisan foundation that aims to foster economic independence by advancing educational achievement and entrepreneurial success. Founded by late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman, the Foundation is based in Kansas City, Mo., and has approximately $2 billion in assets. For more information, visit www.kauffman.org, and follow the Foundation on www.twitter.com/kauffmanfdn and www.facebook.com/kauffmanfdn.

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