A bill is floating in DC called Start up 2.0. This bill would be putting a priority in the entrepreneurial spirit and in creating jobs in America. You can read more on the project at : http://www.rubio.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/n03 . It also highlights using academic research to be used in a commercialization. This is a senate bill co-sponsored by Republicans like Rubio and other democratic Senators. You can read about how wxempting capital gains could brings lots of money for investing in start-ups. It also talks about creating an entrepreneurial visa bringing foreign capital and investments to America. This could bring new jobs to America.
Woulld you support Start Up 2.0 in Raleigh? What do you think about this proposal? Check more details on it at : http://www.rubio.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/startup-act-2-0 . Check out Senator Moran's take on Start Up 2.0 at : http://moran.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=startup-act . You can read the full bill at : http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3217/text . They highlight these facts :
"Congress makes the following findings:
(1) Achieving economic recovery will require the formation and growth of new companies.
(2) Between 1980 and 2005, companies less than 5 years old accounted for nearly all net job creation in the United States.
(3) New firms in the United States create an average of 3,000,000 jobs per year.
(4) To get Americans back to work, entrepreneurs must be free to innovate, create new companies, and hire employees. "
So what does Raleigh think of Start Up 2.0 ? Would a similar bill in Raleigh help those in North Carolina at the State level ? What is your perspective?