Atlas: GEN’s Research + Policy Portal

Atlas is a compendium of public sector policies and programs that serves as a tool for policymakers, advisors and opinion leaders to learn about previously implemented policy models, articulated entrepreneurship strategies and/or designs of public-sector-supported  programs.

Year Introduced: | National-level

Since 2019, a bipartisan Entrepreneurship Caucus has been active in both chambers of Congress – for the first time ever.

Year Introduced: | National-level

The legislation aims to incentivize a diversification of venture capital investment by establishing the Innovation and Startups Equity Investment Program. This new program would allocate $2 billion…

Year Introduced: | National-level

Dubbed the National Council for Expanding American Innovation (NCEAI), the project includes 29 representatives from industry, academia, and government. The NCEAI will strategize how to develop a…

Year Introduced: | National-level

SBIR offers eligible participants grants to develop and commercialize a new technology or intellectual property, when it isn’t yet at the stage where they can attract traditional investment, and the…

Year Introduced: | Sub-national

Seven community colleges in the Appalachian region joined to form an Entrepreneurship Education Continuum, which has two major components: 1) Embedding entrepreneurship into existing lesson plans…

Year Introduced: | National-level

The Build to Scale Program seeks to build regional economies through scalable startups, and is comprised of three separate grant competitions for entrepreneur-support organizations: 1. Venture…