Legislation would establish competitive grant program to fund university business incubators


entrepreneurship-studentsA newly-proposed bill would create a competitive grant program supporting business incubators operated by or affiliated with universities and colleges in an effort to encourage entrepreneurship and more innovation among students.

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) introduced H.R. 3990, the Start-Up America’s Students Act, which would create a competitive grant to establish, expand, or improve business incubators operated by or affiliated with universities and colleges.

Swalwell is the chair of the Future Forum, a group focused on issues and opportunities for...

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