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.

3 Ways Student Debt Can Affect Millennial Entrepreneurs

05/27/15 Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix explores the ways in which student debt can affect millennial entrepreneurs

In The Wall Street Journal: Percentage of New Businesses Begun by Women Fell in 2014

05/14/15 In a preview of the Kauffman Index from The Wall Street Journal, Kauffman Foundation Director of Research & Policy E.J. Reedy explains that, historically, men are more likely than women to start a business to earn a living after they’ve been fired or laid off.

How Can I Measure Entrepreneurial Activity in My Region? Introducing the New Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship

05/12/15 Introducing the New Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship, the first and largest index tracking entrepreneurship across city, state and national levels.

The Quantitative Dimensions of Diversity

05/11/15 Diversity of educational background, gender, and industry is commonly cited as important to healthy entrepreneurship ecosystems. However, while this appears to be self-evident for any creative activity, how do we know this?

Anatomy of the 1 Million Cups Entrepreneur

05/07/15 Kauffman Researchers Colin Tomkins-Bergh and Arnobio Morelix explore the anatomy of the 1MC entrepreneur and startup.

Left Behind? The New Generation of Latino Entrepreneurs

04/13/15 Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch examines the growth of Latino-American entrepreneurs and the particular challenges they face.

Avoiding a Startup Monoculture

04/06/15 The consequences of a narrow focus are costly from both macroeconomic and microeconomic perspectives and that it goes against efforts to democratize new business creation.

6 Ways to Think More Entrepreneurially

04/02/15 Kauffman researcher Alex Krause discusses 6 ways to more entrepreneurial thinking.

Kauffman Founders School Twitter Chat | Starting Up: What You Need to Know

03/31/15 - 03/31/15 Join Kauffman Founders School and the U.S. Small Business Administration to discuss tools, resources, and opportunities available to budding entrepreneurs.

Six Ways Non-Profit Entrepreneurs are Distinct from “Traditional” Entrepreneurs

03/30/15 Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch highlights differences between non-profit and "traditional" entrepreneurs.