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Development of risk capital sources is key to sustaining high-growth job creation

Columnist Tom Walker shares five points made at a talk at a recent National Governors Association seminar on best practices in job creation.

BY TOM WALKER Published: March 29, 2011
Last week we were invited to participate in a seminar sponsored by the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C., on best practices in job creation.
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We recently wrote about Lucas Rice, graduate of the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, member of the first-place undergraduate team in the 2010 Governor’s Cup Competition and current i2E fellow. Last week, Lucas and his teammates won first place in The Wake Forest University Elevator Competition social category. Students from schools across the country tested their skills at making pitches for funding and supplied a detailed business plan and formal presentation of their business venture.

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