Monthly Archives: July 2010

SEVA-PORT Innovation Index

The SEVA-PORT (Southeast Virginia Partnership for Regional Transformation) Innovation Index is now available.  This June 2010 study, produced by EntreWorks Consulting and the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness, examines how well Southeast Virginia is doing in terms of building a … Continue reading

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The Entrepreneur Experience Lab

Regular readers of the EntreWorks newsletter and blog will know that we are huge fans of the Providence, RI-based Business Innovation Factory.  BIF does lots of interesting work, but one of its core activities is the sponsorship of various “experience … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing Financial Innovation

It’s pretty rare to find some interesting and innovative coming out of a G-20 summit, but the recent meeting in Canada did produce one interesting annoucement.  The G-20 nations and Ashoka Changemakers have teamed up to create the G-2o SME … Continue reading

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Self-Employment Numbers Show Decline

According to a June 24, 2010 data release from the Census Bureau, the number of nonemployer businesses (i.e. the self-employed) saw a big drop in 2008, the latest year for this data.    Overall, the number of US nonemployer businesses dropped … Continue reading

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