Innovation starts with an individual and an idea. Entrepreneurs are innovators.  The startups and small businesses they create, and their innovations, have kept America ahead of the world, provided new jobs and a great standard of living for millions of people.

For economic growth, innovation, consumer confidence and new jobs are needed. There are millions of college grads and men and women across America with expertise and experience that is not being fully used.  The Launch America Initiative is promoting legislation for a major tax credit incentive for all investors, including family and friends, that fund all types of startups and small businesses. Funding more startups and small businesses creates new innovations, new jobs and a growing economy.

There are currently 22 states with tax credits promoting startups. It is time for a Federal program to be put in place. Visit, an online social network and incubator for entrepreneurs, to get the assistance you need and to let your voice be heard.