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 >

Mayors Must Be Policy Entrepreneurs

In tackling America’s startup problem, mayors should emulate entrepreneurs themselves: be bold, move quickly and embrace new ideas.Read More >

International Entrepreneur Rule: The Good, the Bad and the Unknown

The Kauffman Foundation gave feedback today on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s proposed International Entrepreneur Rule. The rule would allow certain immigrant entrepreneurs to remain in the United States for the purpose of operating and growing their startup.Read More >

The Connectivity of Hip-Hop’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Connectivity, specifically, is never more evident than in hip-hop’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.Read More >

Want to be like Silicon Valley? Welcome Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Exploring how the percentage of immigrant entrepreneurs varies across states and metropolitan areas.Read More >

Immigrant Entrepreneurship: Just the Facts

Greater acceptance of immigrant entrepreneurs can boost falling rates of firm formation, create jobs for Americans and spur economic growth.Read More >

Welcoming Communities Unlock the Potential of Immigrant Entrepreneurs

As any Welcoming City knows, immigrant entrepreneurs play a particularly critical role in the economic vitality of our communities, though they may not receive the recognition they deserve.Read More >

Venture Capital for Mom and Pop Shops

Under-capitalized small businesses cannot unlock economies of scale, which puts them at a further financial disadvantage. Read More >

The Gender Gap Remains Large: 3 New Insights from the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE)

While the gender gap persists, the average revenue of female-owned firms is on the rise.Read More >

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

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.Read More >