Taking a close look at subsets of entrepreneurs according to gender, age, ethnicity, location, industry and background offers an essential view of how a population's characteristics and makeup influence its success.
Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch explores the connection between race, wealth disparity, and entrepreneurship rates.
Small business activity is on the rise in 49 of the 50 U.S. states and 38 of the top 40 largest metropolitan areas this year, according to two new reports from the Kauffman Foundation.
Are older entrepreneurs, sometimes dubbed third age entrepreneurs, encore entrepreneurs or seniorpreneurs more likely to start businesses than recent college graduates?
Reversing a six-year downward trend, activity in established small businesses increased last year, according to the 2015 Kauffman Index: Main Street Entrepreneurship report that tracks small business activity and ownership in the United States.
Learn 10 attributes that surfaced from 35 interviews with EY emerging entrepreneurs — companies that are five years or younger with demonstrated rapid growth, who represent a diverse set of sectors.
New research paper examines emerging practices to include a diverse set of entrepreneurs (e.g. women and minorities) by entrepreneurship support organizations in St. Louis, and at the same time, identified more demands from entrepreneurs for this purpose.
As federal governments around the world increasingly explore how national policy can help the country’s economy, it is important that we not lose sight of local efforts that have the potential to be replicated on a larger scale. With four of the top five startup ecosystems in the world, according to the Compass 2015 Startup Ecosystem Report, U.S. cities are still at the forefront of experimenting with new policies and programs.
While Silicon Valley gets the lions' share of the media attention when it comes to breeding grounds for promising startups, more data is coming to light on promising trends in new firm formation and growth from other parts of the U.S. One of those places is Indianapolis and a new paper from the Kauffman Foundation explores the the city's entrepreneurial landscape -- and some of the challenges it faces.
Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch explores new SBO data and the representation of women of color as business owners.
A new survey of Harvard Business School alumni pointed to entrepreneurship as the strongest element of the national economy -- and that it is still improving. Entrepreneurship was joined by capital markets, universities and innovation as significant strengths in the U.S.
New in 2015 from the Kauffman Foundation, the Kauffman Index: Startup Activity brings together the latest data available on entrepreneurial trends nationally, at the state level, and for the 40 largest metropolitan areas of the United States.
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