Data and Research

Defining Entrepreneurship: From Dataset to Mindset

01/20/17
What is entrepreneurship? It's one word, but can mean something different to many different people. I dive into a few of the different perspectives, and open the discussions to others.
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Are You Intel, Google, or Apple? Why Your Origin Matters

11/03/16
Some entrepreneurs start as employees as other firms, some start as academics, others start as dissatisfied customers. Each balance different challenges and opportunities, Agarawal provides five tips on their path to profit.
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Collaboration, Not Technology, Spurs Education Data Use

11/04/16
Technology may aid data access, but Jeff Wayman finds data use comes from engagement on immediately releveant problems

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How Business Owners Get Their Companies: A Look at Founders, Purchasers, and Heirs

10/26/16
When looking at how entrepreneurs obtained their business, the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs shows the differences between entrepreneurs of different genders and races in how they came to own their companies.
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Want to be like Silicon Valley? Welcome Immigrant Entrepreneurs

10/07/16
Exploring how the percentage of immigrant entrepreneurs varies across states and metropolitan areas.
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Education Data Must Illuminate the Path to Improvement

09/27/16
Transparency isn’t simply access to education data—true transparency comes from the ability to use data to improve education.
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The Gender Gap Remains Large: 3 New Insights from the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE)

09/19/16
While the gender gap persists, the average revenue of female-owned firms is on the rise.

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Our Formula for Economically Empowering Women: Research + Solutions = Results

09/19/16
Enabling more women to become entrepreneurs and to open small businesses is one way we can help women succeed economically, helping their families and their communities.
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Startup Activity in America -- A Look at Startup Policy and the Kauffman Index

09/01/16
Policy Director Jason Wiens and Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix share presentations and findings around the Kauffman Index of Startup Activity and what policymakers can do to affect it
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”Normal” Jobs are a Safety Net for Entrepreneurs

08/26/16
The right incentives can go a long way towards successful entrepreneurship. How does a functional, healthy labor market help entrepreneurs?
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