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ARTICLE: Beyond Silicon Valley

Lenny Mendonca, a commissioner from the Milstein Commission on Entreprepeneurship and Middle Class Jobs, and Laura Tyson, a former chair of the U.S. President's Council of Economic Advisers, referenced Miller Center work in a recent editorial published in Project Syndicate. 

The authors argue that we need to find ways to package the "entrepreneurial and innovative prowess" of Silicon Valley and transcribe it to Main Street America. One solution posited by the Miller Center to this issue, and reiterated by Mendonca and Tyson, is the ongoing need to find ways to make accessing capital easier for small businesses. There is a large pool of untapped and overlooked resources available to would be start-ups. A few examples are highlighted. 

Date edited: 04/30/2015 (1:43PM)


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