startup america

  • The NYSE Partners With Startup America; Will Loan $1.5M To Small Businesses

    The NYSE Partners With Startup America; Will Loan $1.5M To Small Businesses

    The New York Stock Exchange is teaming up with The Startup America Partnership, the national campaign that aims to accelerate entrepreneurship; to launch an initiative to fund, mentor and promote startups across America. Startups can apply to receive mentorship and advice from NYSE’s listed companies through the program, and the NYSE will also be partnering with microfinance… Read More

  • Startup Weekend & Tech Cocktail Compete To Recruit Startups For Startup America

    Startup Weekend & Tech Cocktail Compete To Recruit Startups For Startup America

    Startup America’s Master Challenge showdown is now underway. This fun, friendly competition pits influential tech groups against each other, to see which one can encourage more startups to join the Startup America Partnership. The winning group gets bragging rights, of course, and will be recognized at upcoming events, like Startup America’s Anniversary and at SXSW. Past… Read More

  • Elance To Give $1 Million To Startup America Partnership

    Elance To Give $1 Million To Startup America Partnership

    Online job marketplace Elance has just announced it will give $1 million to The Startup America Partnership, the national campaign that aims to accelerate entrepreneurship, which is chaired by Steve Case, co-founder of AOL (disclosure: TechCrunch parent) and Chairman of the Case Foundation. The organization is live now in several regions across the U.S., including Colorado, Illinois… Read More

  • Startup Texas Is Latest Region To Join The Startup America Initiative

    Startup Texas Is Latest Region To Join The Startup America Initiative

    With today’s launch of Startup Texas, Texas becomes the latest U.S. state to join the growing list of regions in the Startup America initiative. The Startup America national campaign, chaired by Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and Chairman of the Case Foundation, is meant to encourage and accelerate entrepreneurship across the country, especially in regions where it can benefit from a… Read More

  • Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, AmEx And Others Offer Over $400M In Value To Startup America

    Unveiled at the end of January, the Startup America Partnership has just announced a slew of new company commitments, in conjunction with President Obama’s Town Hall meeting at Facebook today. For those uninitiated, Startup America is a White House partnership with AOL co-founder Steve Case and the Kauffman and the Case Foundations, with the aim to increase “the number of new… Read More

  • Startup America: A Campaign To Celebrate, Inspire And Accelerate Entrepreneurship

    Note from the editor: This is a guest post from Aneesh Chopra, United States Chief Technology Officer. During last week’s State of the Union address, President Obama challenged the Nation to out-educate, out-innovate, and out-build our competition to win the future. A critical ingredient in this endeavor is the creative spirit of the American entrepreneur that featured prominently in… Read More

  • The White House Partners With Steve Case, Facebook, Intel, And Others To Jumpstart Entrepreneurship

    As part of a White House effort to promote job creation, entrepreneurship and private-sector investment in startups, President Obama is announcing a new initiative today, called Startup America Partnership, to foster growth in the startup world and jumpstart job creation. The Partnership will be chaired by AOL co-founder Steve Case and will be partly funded by the Kauffman Foundation and the… Read More