Cloud computing has not only transformed how businesses and people conduct their daily activities, but it has also clouded the landscape for taxing these technological advancements. Continue Reading
Although controversial, the Trump administration’s efforts to roll back more than 80 environmental regulations may be beneficial for small business and the U.S. economy. Current and future regulations should consider the advantages of a robust small business sector as well as the benefits of environmental protections. Continue Reading
Policymakers have only begun to take steps to manage the tax-related issues arising from the sharing economy, not to mention the social, commercial and legal challenges it has generated. Continue Reading
It is clear that unless Congress acts, Social Security benefits will be reduced after the exhaustion of the trust fund in 2032. Projections highlighted in this blog illustrate the magnitude of the problem and the difficulty of measuring the economic effects of various policy reforms.
The top seven cities in the U.S. for startups in 2016 were San Francisco, New York, Boston, Cambridge, Palo Alto, Austin, and Seattle. These cities each received $2 billion in investment, had 58 new deals, and had 479 active VC-backed… Continue Reading
Houston’s high-tech ecosystem can only flourish if it attracts more growth venture capital investments, according to the latest McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation issue brief, “Growth vs. Transactional Venture Capital in Houston, Texas.” A realistic, but aggressive, goal for… Continue Reading
Are startup hubs exclusive to a handful of U.S. cities? Or is high-technology entrepreneurship spreading throughout the country? To answer these questions, the McNair Center recently published The Top 100 U.S. Startup Cities in 2016, ranking startup activity by tracking… Continue Reading