Is Entrepreneurship the Most Productive Part of our Economy?

This post is a part of a series by the Growthology team, where we take a look at some of the topics discussed in State of the Field, a compilation of knowledge on entrepreneurship research written by the leading experts in the field. This post looks at productivity. Read More >

2017 Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowships: Top Scholars Wanted

With holiday breaks coming up, this is a great time to nominate a deserving colleague, peer, or friend for the Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research (KJFF). While the nomination period is open for about a month and a half more, as soon as a nomination is submitted the nominee can begin to work on his or her application. We also check in with some of our Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellows to see what they're up to.Read More >

Highlights from the 2016 REER Conference

Recapping the 2016 REER Conference with reports on papers about non-competes, the entrepreneurial mindset, and how tough times shape future entrepreneurs.Read More >

How Does Occupational Licensing Affect Employment and Recidivism?

Formerly incarcerated individuals face substantial obstacles to employment when they leave prison, including occupational licensing requirements that exclude those with criminal records from specific professions.Read More >

Nigeria’s Got Talent! Global Entrepreneurship Week in Lagos, Nigeria

Global Entrepreneurship Week in Lagos, Nigeria. According the the Global Entrepreneurship Index, the strongest asset to Nigeria's entrepreneurship ecosystem is its human capital. Read More >

Show and Tel (Aviv): A Startup Nation

Israel is known, for good reason, as Startup Nation.Read More >

Istanbul Explores its Entrepreneurial Future at Global Entrepreneurship Week

Some of the first real human settlements, such as Çatalhöyük, were also some of the first places where dedicated commercial exchange took place. Read More >

Are You Intel, Google, or Apple? Why Your Origin Matters

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. Read More >

Caffeinating 100 Communities

This week, the 100th 1MC community launches in Waco, Texas.Read More >

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

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. Read More >