State and Local

The 2016 Mayors Conference in 14 Tweets

12/05/16
Read Twitter highlights from the 2016 Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship in St. Petersburg, Florida.
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How Does Occupational Licensing Affect Employment and Recidivism?

11/29/16
Formerly incarcerated individuals face substantial obstacles to employment when they leave prison, including occupational licensing requirements that exclude those with criminal records from specific professions.
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Mayors Must Be Policy Entrepreneurs

10/17/16
In tackling America’s startup problem, mayors should emulate entrepreneurs themselves: be bold, move quickly and embrace new ideas.
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Discovering Entrepreneurial Success in Unexpected Places

10/10/16
At Village Capital, we see the more cities seek to expand the access to capital, talent and resources to founders who the market is under-valuing, the more potential they have to come up with redefining breakthroughs that revolutionize entrepreneurship.
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Want to be like Silicon Valley? Welcome Immigrant Entrepreneurs

10/07/16
Exploring how the percentage of immigrant entrepreneurs varies across states and metropolitan areas.
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Our Formula for Economically Empowering Women: Research + Solutions = Results

09/19/16
Enabling more women to become entrepreneurs and to open small businesses is one way we can help women succeed economically, helping their families and their communities.
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Startup Activity in America -- A Look at Startup Policy and the Kauffman Index

09/01/16
Policy Director Jason Wiens and Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix share presentations and findings around the Kauffman Index of Startup Activity and what policymakers can do to affect it
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Ag Tech and Flood Response is shaping Cedar Rapids Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

08/23/16
Entrepreneurial growth and scale since the Great Recession will undoubtedly be hot topics at the Mayor's Summit
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Everyone Has to Reinvent Themselves

08/12/16
Examining the entrepreneurial challenges and opportunities facing small towns
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Mayor's Summit Fosters Discussion Around Improving Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

08/01/16
Four topics found an audience for debate among policymakers, city officials and entrepreneurs in Madison, Wisconsin
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