Mark Marich

Mark Marich is the executive vice president of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Since 1998, Marich has provided communications leadership on several national initiatives and more than 100 public forums covering a wide range of policy issues, including: entrepreneurial growth & economic development; health care; renewable energy; telecommunications; regulatory reform; and, workforce development.

Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Shifts to Growthology

08/15/16
Since 2003, the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship has landed in the inboxes of tens of thousands of subscribers each week, tracking the pulse of public policies and programs aimed at helping entrepreneurs and stimulating economic growth. During that time, not only has interest from policymakers and thought leaders increased significantly, but the discussions among them have evolved as well.
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Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Shifting to Growthology

08/08/16
Since 2003, the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship has landed in the inboxes of tens of thousands of subscribers each week, tracking the pulse of public policies and programs aimed at helping entrepreneurs and stimulating economic growth. During that time, not only has interest from policymakers and thought leaders increased significantly, but the discussions among them have evolved as well.
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Women Drive Startup Activity Higher for Second Straight Year

08/08/16
Key measures of new business creation in the United States point upward for the second year in a row, according to the 2016 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity, released late last week. The Startup Activity Index, a key annual indicator of new business creation, rose to 0.38 in 2016 – going up for the second year in a row – a mere two years after plunging to its lowest level in two decades.
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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Summer Recess

08/01/16
All of the confetti has been swept from the convention floors and members of Congress are back in their home districts for summer recess. With the general election looming, that recess will be full of campaign appearances and other chances to connect with constituents -- meaning that Washington, DC, will be a bit of a ghost town for August. Members will return to the nation's capital in early September after Labor Day weekend.
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PDE Shifting to Growthology

08/01/16
Since 2003, the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship has landed in the inboxes of tens of thousands of subscribers each week, tracking the pulse of public policies and programs aimed at helping entrepreneurs and stimulating economic growth. During that time, not only has interest from policymakers and thought leaders increased significantly, but the discussions among them have evolved as well.
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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Summer Recess, Conventions and Campaigning (Part 2)

07/25/16
Congress has adjourned for a two-month recess that will be filled with campaigning ahead of the general election in November. Members have left Washington for their home districts -- and the Republican National Convention is already behind us. This week, attention turns to Philadelphia and the beginning of the Democratic National Convention.
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Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Shifting to Growthology Exploring Entrepreneurship Research

07/25/16
Since 2003, the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship has landed in the inboxes of tens of thousands of subscribers each week, tracking the pulse of public policies and programs aimed at helping entrepreneurs and stimulating economic growth. During that time, not only has interest from policymakers and thought leaders increased significantly, but the discussions among them have evolved as well.
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Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurhip Shifting to Growthology

07/18/16
Since 2003, the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship has landed in the inboxes of tens of thousands of subscribers each week, tracking the pulse of public policies and programs aimed at helping entrepreneurs and stimulating economic growth. In August, PDE is shifting to Growthology – another long-time Kauffman Foundation blog that makes complex findings accessible to entrepreneurs, policymakers, media outlets, and fellow researchers.

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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Summer Recess, Conventions and Campaigning (Part 1)

07/18/16
Congress has adjourned for a two-month recess that will be filled with campaigning ahead of the general election in November. Members have left Washington for their home districts -- and the Republican National Convention which begins today in Cleveland, Ohio.
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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Growing Business, Not Bureaucracy

07/11/16
This week, the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing on “Encouraging Entrepreneurship: Growing Business, Not Bureaucracy” and hear from witnesses representing academia, startup accelerators / VCs, corporates and the financial industry.
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