The Best States and Cities for Crowdfunding

How the Small Business Crowdfunding Index is helping shape entrepreneurial venturesRead More >

How Much Does Coding Literacy Matter

Code--the lingua franca of the technology generation.Read More >

Confidence Slips for Entrepreneurs

A healthy dose of confidence is one of the most important traits that any entrepreneur can have.Read More >

The Golden Years Are Here At Last

Encore entrepreneurs are shifting the paradigm of “retirement” in our society.Read More >

KC Research Data Center to Help Fill Need for Data

Last week, Kansas City-area researchers received a bit of good news with the announcement that the city would land a new Census Bureau research data center (RDC) in the fall of 2015 -- providing area researchers with access to some of the nation's highest-quality data for analysis of the U.S. economy and public policy issues. Read More >

Dollars Flowing to Entrepreneurs

A couple of new quarterly data sets from the venture capital industry and angel investors suggest that entrepreneurs are having an easier time finding capital in 2014. Read More >

Pritzker Announces New NACIE Members

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recently announced the 27 new members of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Read More >

Makerspaces Coming to Main Street

The Maker Movement has taken the pursuit of creative technologies from the realm of hobbyists and has made it more accessible – seeding innovative new industries in cities and communities around the U.S.Read More >

You Can't Scale What You Don't Start

The importance of new companies to economic and social progress.Read More >

Smoothing the Path for New Firms: Are We In It for the Long Haul?

An increasing number of startup-savvy policymakers throughout the United States and around the world are racing to build better entrepreneurial ecosystems to create jobs and generate real economic growth -- but real results don't happen overnight. Read More >