Startup America Partnership Announced

[ 0 ] February 1, 2011 |

The White House announced the Startup America Partnership to foster innovative, high-growth companies in the US.

The Partnership will bring together top entrepreneurs, start-up firm funders, CEOs, university presidents, foundations, and other leaders to help entrepreneurial companies start or grow. Partners (including corporations, foundations, startup funders, CEOs, and others) will contribute funds to existing proven models or develop new programs and efforts to help entrepreneurs.

The Startup America Partnership seeks to flow private-sector resources to entrepreneurship within the areas of increased high-impact entrepreneurship education, build scalable and reproducible acceleration programs and mentoring programs across the country and commercialization from the college level and path to market.

More than a dozen firms and organization have joined the partnership from Intel Capital with $200M in new investment, IBM with $150M, HP with $4M and Facebook to offer entrepreneurs Startup Days around the country giving access to expertise and to accelerate businesses.

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Category: Accelerator, Incubators, Venture Capital

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