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 >

The Secret to Building Strong Entrepreneurship Ecosystems

A new report from the Kauffman Foundation talks about the importance of connections and relationships to startup communities and outlines the elements necessary to build strong entrepreneurship ecosystems. Read More >

The Persistent Gender Gap in Entrepreneurship

A couple new studies explore the challenges facing women in the STEM fields and the venture capital industry. Read More >

Bridging Policymaking and Research

The importance of new firm formation alongside the traditional focus of supporting incumbent small businesses.Read More >