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How Policy Can Support Network Development

A new policy brief from the OECD outlines how policymakers can help fuel the growth of networks to help entrepreneurs — particularly those among under-represented groups such as women and youth — start and scale new firms.

Entrepreneurs Called to Ignite Economic Growth for Africa and Beyond

Since 2010, when President Barack Obama presided over the first Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Washington, D.C., it has expanded to a global event, subsequently hosted by the governments of Muslim majority nations, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Morocco.

Opportunity Awaits: Native Americans and Entrepreneurship

Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch shares the first of a four part series on Native American entrepreneurship.

New Policy May Slow Tide of Immigrant Entrepreneurs

India, the country that sends far and away more entrepreneurs to the U.S. than any other, has a new policy that might help keep more of that startup talent at home.

US Schools Dominate Top MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship

Aspiring entrepreneurs take different paths to launch their first startup. Some wait until they near retirement. Some drop out of college hoping to become the next Mark Zuckerberg. Others don't even make it that far. For those who decide to pursue an MBA as a first step, a new study from the Financial Times outlines the top programs for entrepreneurs -- with seven of the top 10 in the United States.

Lessons from the Kauffman Index: Immigrants are Infused with Entrepreneurial Energy

Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson dives into the Kauffman Index: Startup Activity and emphasizes the importance of the role immigrants play in entrepreneurship.

Welcoming Women and Parents: Reimagining Startup Culture

Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch looks at how startup culture can be more inclusive to women and parents.

On The Hill: Startup Visas Can Positively Impact the Economy

In a piece on The Hill's Congress blog, Dane Stangler and Jason Wiens explain how a startup visa could create up to 1.6 million jobs and boost the economy by up to 1.5 percent.

Startup Activity on the Rise, but Room for More Growth

The U.S. economy reversed a five-year downward trend in startup activity last year with a big jump in the number of new entrepreneurs.

Majority of U.S. States See Resurgence of Startup Activity in 2015, According to Annual Kauffman Foundation Report

Startup activity bounced upward in 32 of the 50 U.S. states last year, and 18 of the nation’s top 40 metropolitan areas also saw increases in new venture activity.