Entrepreneur Demographics

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.

Immigrant Entrepreneurs: A Path to U.S. Economic Growth

01/26/15 This Entrepreneurship Policy Digest looks at policy ideas at the federal, state and local levels for how to capture the economic benefits and growth that come from entrepreneurial immigrants.

On the Radio: Dane Stangler Discusses Age and Entrepreneurship

01/20/15 Two national radio programs recently featured Kauffman Foundation Vice President of Research & Policy Dane Stangler for his expertise on the relationship between age and entrepreneurship.

Snowflake Entrepreneurs

01/16/15 Every entrepreneur is a little different, and some are very different. Given the uniqueness of any given venture, Chris Jackson explores what we mean when we say "entrepreneur."

On Inc: Women Founders Benefit from Crowdfunding

12/19/14 Alicia Robb, Kauffman Foundation senior fellow, discusses success stories of women who have used crowdfunding, elements to be wary of, and the benefits of crowdfunding for women entrepreneurs, especially those in male-dominated industries.

Customizing Founder: Training Something for Everyone

An Interview with Sheila A. Mixon, Senior Vice President, Greater Cincinnati Urban League.

On Forbes: Casting the Spotlight on Successful Women Entrepreneurs

12/11/14 Kauffman Foundation Senior Fellow Alicia Robb features recent success stories in Boulder, Colorado, and highlights promising programs that seek to close the large, persistent gender gap in venture capital funding.

Bringing Together the “Tucked” and “Untucked” Shirts

12/01/14 Each year, Global Entrepreneurship Week brings new insights and learnings for those of us trying to better understand entrepreneurialism and how policymakers can best foster it. This year, we closed with a view of the value it brings to orderly governments witnessing the productivity of a creative and messy class of entrepreneurs.

Is the Lean Startup Movement Still a Startup?

11/24/14 Kauffman Foundation research analyst Arnobio Morelix details the life cycle of the Lean Startup Movement.

Sources of Economic Hope: Women's Entrepreneurship

11/19/14 This new paper suggests that accelerating female entrepreneurship could have the same positive effect on the U.S. economy that the large-scale entry of women into the labor force had during the 20th century.

Women's Entrepreneurship Has Potential to Create Tailwind for U.S. Economic Growth

11/19/14 The future of American growth is in the hands of women, says a new Kauffman Foundation study released on Women's Entrepreneurship Day during Global Entrepreneurship Week.