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Opportunity Awaits: Native Americans and Entrepreneurship

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

American Capitalism – Toward a New History: Industrial Capitalism to Finance Capitalism

Part 3 of the 3 part series on "American Capitalism - Toward a New History." University of Maryland, Baltimore County assistant professor, Christy Ford Chapin discusses how the U.S. economy has transitioned from industrial capitalism to finance capitalism since WWII.

Funding Innovations Part 1: Changing the Dynamics of Funding with the Peer Selection Model

Kauffman researcher, Colin Tomkins-Bergh explores the innovative funding model: Peer Selection.

A New Research Imperative for Startup Finance

Policymakers adopted messaging and narratives around the importance of enabling “access to financing” long before the more recent policy efforts to support new firm formation. However, although the world of early stage capital has been transformed of recent by the introduction of crowdfunding and the merging of traditional types of angel and venture investing, we still know very little about the impact of recent policy interventions and whether they have increased access to financing for promising new ventures.

Promoting Micro-Multinational Entrepreneurs

In 2014, over 190,000 US entrepreneurs and small businesses exported to consumers on at least four continents. That is an absolutely astounding figure when you consider that the US Commerce Department reports that less than 1 percent of all businesses in America export. For the first time in history, nearly every entrepreneur and small business can use technology to reap the benefits of trade on a global scale, an opportunity traditionally open to only the largest multinational corporations. We are entering the age of micro-multinationals.

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Access to Capital Programs in SBA

Since taking over the House Committee on Small Business, Congressman Steve Chabot has pressed the Small Business Administration to evaluate its programs to support entrepreneurs – and to increase access to capital.

Debt Dominates Entrepreneurial Funding; Venture Capitalists Account for Less than 1 Percent of Financing

An array of federal, state and local policies aim to support entrepreneurs through grants and tax breaks that make capital more easily attainable. However, entrepreneurs most often turn to two forms of private external financing: debt and equity.

How Entrepreneurs Access Capital and Get Funded

An array of policies aim to support entrepreneurs through grants and tax breaks that make capital more easily attainable. However, entrepreneurs most often turn to two forms of private external financing: debt and equity.

3 Ways Student Debt Can Affect Millennial Entrepreneurs

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

More Angels, Fewer Angel Investments in 2014

Following a promising 2013, the total amount of angel investment dropped 2.8 percent last year according to $24.1 billion. However, two figures increased – active investors and ventures funded.