Secretary Locke participated in the White House launch of
the “Startup America”
initiative today in Washington, D.C. with U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu,
Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills, Director of the
National Economic Council Gene Sperling, Chairman of the Council of Economic
Advisors Austan Goolsbee, and a number of America’s top entrepreneurs and
With apps and services like Nike FuelBand, Fitbit, and ZEO, we're increasingly generating more and more data in our day-to-day lives. We also, of course, generate a bunch of data by using things like email, calendars, and social media. But until now, there hasn't really been a way to see the correlation between all of that data.
The federal program, which launches on April 1, is designed to fast-track permanent residency for immigrant entrepreneurs who are able to secure funding from designated Canadian investors, as well as meet certain language and education criteria