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Venture Capital for Mom and Pop Shops

Under-capitalized small businesses cannot unlock economies of scale, which puts them at a further financial disadvantage.

How Cities can Become Better Than the Next Silicon Valley

This guest post is the first in a series by Kauffman Foundation grantees and other partners sharing insights on entrepreneurship diversity and inclusion.

What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From the Amish?

How do the Amish maintain such a high business success rate?

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Growing Business, Not Bureaucracy

This week, the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing on “Encouraging Entrepreneurship: Growing Business, Not Bureaucracy” and hear from witnesses representing academia, startup accelerators / VCs, corporates and the financial industry.

The Economic Impact of High-Growth Startups

High-growth firms are a rare phenomenon in entrepreneurship that have a big impact on the economy. This Entrepreneurship Policy Digest offers insights on how to create fertile ground for growth.

Can Social Insurance Unlock Entrepreneurial Opportunities?

A new Entrepreneurship Policy Digest examines if a more robust safety net to protect against risk would encourage more people to start companies.

Kauffman Founders School Launches Video Series on How to Evolve from Founder to CEO

Matt Blumberg, author of Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business, coaches founders through the crucial transitions that turn a startup into a sustainable business.

About the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE), the Largest Annual Survey Data Collection of U.S. Entrepreneurs

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).

Today’s Changes to the Rules for JOBS Act

Stemming from the 2012 Jumpstart our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, SEC regulations take effect today. However, it appears work still needs to be done. At the Angel Capital Association Summit in Philadelphia last week, I talked to investors about a bill moving swiftly through Congress to remove an unintended consequence of today’s new rules.