Posts Tagged 'job creation'

“If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”

August 17 2012 No Commented

Title is quote from Barack Obama, speaking in Roanoke, Va., July 13, 2012 Are you kidding me?  What a silly, uninformed statement to make!  Wouldn’t you think that one of the jobs of the President of the US is to encourage those whose companies create most of the jobs in our country? 1.  He assumes […]

Crowd Funding and Job Creation

December 13 2011 No Commented

There seem to be two motivations behind the current buoyant enthusiasm in Congress over crowd funding for entrepreneurs:  (1) the democratization of funding for startup companies (no longer requiring such investors be wealthy) and (2) the job creation that is expected to result from creating more startup ventures.  In my earlier post, Crowd Funding – […]

Startups Create Jobs

February 8 2010 No Commented

Startups Create Jobs Back in the ‘70s, David Birch of MIT startled the world by reporting that US government data showed the predominance of new jobs in the US were created by startup companies.  Most mainstream economists scoffed at these results, since “everybody” knows that big companies create new jobs. Over the past thirty years, […]