Creating jobs – The startup founder visa program

Tech investor and entreprenuer is Paul Graham is proposing a Visa program (in the US) to attract tech entrepreneurs and fuel the next wave of tech innovation and job creation. An idea, virtually free to implement, that could be replicated on this side of the Atlantic also?

Letting just 10,000 startup founders into the country each year could have a visible effect on the economy. If we assume 4 people per startup, which is probably an overestimate, that’s 2500 new companies. Each year. They wouldn’t all grow as big as Google, but out of 2500 some would come close.

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No bio, some books worth reading – The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves – Matt Ridley .

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