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New Policy May Slow Tide of Immigrant Entrepreneurs

U.S. policymakers continue to debate immigration reform as many try to figure out a way to enable immigrants to start businesses in the United States after satisfying certain funding, employment, and other requirements. Meanwhile, 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.

Is Education the Real Beneficiary of an Entrepreneurial Economy?

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn,” said futurist Alvin Toffler. Are policymakers focused on building entrepreneurial economies in the name of jobs, or is it really a cunning worker training strategy as we start to equip all our young to be familiar with the dynamics of opportunity recognition, the educational value of “failure” and the magic of iterative testing and validation that underpins modern day entrepreneurial endeavors?

Nation’s Startup Activity Reverses Five-Year Downward Trend, Annual Kauffman Index Reports

Reversing a downward cycle that began in 2009, U.S. startup activity ascended last year, according to the 2015 Kauffman Index: Startup Activity.

3 Ways Student Debt Can Affect Millennial Entrepreneurs

Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix explores the ways in which student debt can affect millennial entrepreneurs