Monthly Archives: July 2013

Update on New Research Reports

Summer is supposed to be a slower time, but it seems like the small business and entrepreneurship-focused policy wonks are still hard at work.  Here’s an update on 3 recent studies that I found interesting and informative: 1) “Self Employment … Continue reading

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Summer Speaking Tour 2013

The next few weeks are something of a summer speaking tour for me.   This coming Monday, July 22, I’ll be speaking on “Building an Innovative Region for the Long Haul” at the annual meeting of the Community Development Society in Charleston, … Continue reading

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Coworking Spaces: The Next Evolution?

The rise of coworking spaces has been one of the more exciting community development trends in recent years.   Coworking spaces seem to be popping up everywhere.  Here in Arlington, I can think of a half dozen such places, and I … Continue reading

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Development Impact Bonds–Your Feedback Needed

I’ve written several recent posts on social impact bonds, an emerging tool for financing critically under-resourced social service programs.  These initiatives are starting to gain traction in the Europe and in the US in program areas such as preventing youth … Continue reading

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