Obama’s greatest legacy may be the global entrepreneurship he sparked – The Washington Post

Obama’s greatest legacy may be the global entrepreneurship he sparked – The Washington Post

It is rare to go to a government event, especially where political leaders are speaking, in which you can stay awake or be truly inspired. Government efforts to promote entrepreneurship always fail because they focus on building science parks and top-down clusters. This is the wrong approach; what needs to be done instead is to remove the obstacles to entrepreneurship and change the culture so that failure is accepted and experimentation is encouraged. Read more here BACK TO THE STORE?

The Evolving LGBT Financial Experience: 5 Research Insights

The Evolving LGBT Financial Experience: 5 Research Insights

Yet, even as weve come a long way to guarantee equal rights for the LGBT community, there is still work to be done. Prudential Financialpublished its first ground-breaking report exploring the financial needs of LGBT Americans back in 2012. A takeaway from the report stems from the fact that, for entrepreneurs and small businesses, an essential aspect of employee retention is the need to provideeducation, awareness and support around financial wellness. See full story on entrepreneur.com BACK TO THE STORE? Save

The White House on Crowdfunding and American Innovation | Locavesting

The White House on Crowdfunding and American Innovation | Locavesting

Right now, you can only turn to a limited group of investors including banks and wealthy individuals to get fundingBecause of this bill, start-ups and small business will now have access to a big, new pool of potential investors namely, the American people. For the first time, ordinary Americans will be able to go online and invest in entrepreneurs that they believe in.With this new SEC rule, entrepreneurs can now raise up to $1 million from regular investors annually through regulated online platforms. This is a potential game changer for…