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 researchers E.J. Reedy and Arnobio Morelix share about the new Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE), a public-private partnership between the U.S. Census Bureau, the Kauffman Foundation, and the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA).
Major tech companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter have recently given generous parental leave to their employees. But is it economically easier for tech companies, which are predominantly male, to offer generous parental leave packages given men are less likely to take parental leave?
More startups and established businesses are growing quicker than in recent years but entrepreneurial growth is still in a long-term decline
A collection of articles —from Forbes to Glamour—that show how women of the working press furthered the conversation on the challenges of working moms and the unique hardships of women entrepreneurs.
Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix introduces the first-ever Kauffman Index of Growth Entrepreneurship, coming soon
As corporations identify challenges within their operations, corporate leaders are increasingly looking to young, startup entrepreneurs for dynamic thinking and innovative problem solving. There is a shifting corporate culture to expand in-house solutions to a more open and collaborative environment, and the startup-corporate connection is a mutually beneficial partnership.
In a few weeks, the next Innovation Policy and the Economy conference will be held in Washington, DC to explore digitization’s consequence for economic activity. The conference draws on some of the frontier research in this area, encompassing issues in TV, online payment systems, platforms, industry restructuring, technology and the labor force, and the institutions that support or deter economic growth.
Research and policy continue to play an increasing role as nearly every country around the world searches for the right formulas to stimulate new firm formation and entrepreneurial growth. That much was evident throughout the eighth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, with roughly 4,000 delegates from 158 countries gathering last week in Medellin, Colombia – and it was solidified when Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, joined me in signing an agreement that aligns the SME Ministerial with the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, next occurring in Johannesburg, South Africa.
There has been a fair amount of pessimism about the U.S. economy lately as Wall Street was pounded with significant losses in early 2016. But a new book from the Roosevelt Institute and Kauffman Foundation counters that with a look at a future in which innovation could produce the strongest economic boom since the 1950s while also promoting broader opportunity and equity.
All entrepreneurs and their companies face an uphill battle to succeed. But for women, this hill is steeper. Understanding these unique challenges and potential ways to combat them is the focus of the Kauffman's State of the Field’s topic on gender.
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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