The Innovation Alliance recently released a slide deck highlighting how the U.S. position as a leader in innovation is still under threat. The slide deck shows that U.S. startup formation remains below pre-Great Recession levels, venture capital investment is increasingly moving overseas and China has now overtaken the U.S. and much of the world in patent applications filed. It also shows that the U.S. is now ranked 8th in Bloomberg’s Global Innovation Index, falling behind many of our competitors.
Read on to view the full slide deck and learn more.
Patents Are Critical to Obtaining Venture Capital Investment and Startup Success
Rate Of U.S. Startup Formation Still Below Pre-Great Recession Levels
China Surpasses U.S. And The World In Patent Applications
China Far Outpacing U.S. In Patents Filed
U.S. Share Of Global Venture Capital Has Fallen Dramatically
Largest Venture Capital Investments Now Made Outside the U.S.
U.S. Ranked 8th in Global Innovation Index
If you’re concerned about the declining position of the U.S. in global innovation, read our recent blog post about the STRONGER Patents act, a bipartisan bill that would strengthen our patent system and support American inventors.
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