Entrepreneurship Policy

Policy principles and protocols can help pave the way for entrepreneurs to move forward or hamper their ability to establish their business, grow and prosper.

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: The 2015 Economic Report of the President

03/02/15 Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, presents The 2015 Economic Report of the President before the Joint Economic Committee this week on Capitol Hill.

Making Ministers One of Us

03/02/15 Amid all the political angst among nations on the front pages of our newspapers, economic policymaking is enjoying a peaceful period. Ahead of this year's Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Milan, we look at some of the efforts among governments to listen and learn in a mutual effort to grow economies.

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: The Future of Internet Governance

02/23/15 The future of the internet gets a look on both sides of Capitol Hill this week. In the Senate, Fadi Chehade, CEO of ICANN, testifies before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation about transitioning internet governance away from government involvement. On the House side, the Energy and Commerce Committee considder net neutrality and the FCC proposal for greater regulation of the internet as a public utility.

The Changing Immigration Map

02/23/15 The social media furor over Sean Penn's joke at the Oscars obscures the shifting demographics of immigration.

Help Shift the Economy Into Drive with Immigration Reform

02/20/15 Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson explores how immigrants contribute to economic growth and shows that current immigration policy is holding back the economy from functioning at its potential.

2015 State of Entrepreneurship Address

02/17/15 The future of entrepreneurship was the theme of the Kauffman Foundation's 2015 State of Entrepreneurship Address on Feb. 11, 2015, with a focus on two of the most significant demographic shifts in America today: the emergence of millennials in the workforce and aging of baby boomers.

State of Entrepreneurship 2015: SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet Closing Remarks

02/17/15 SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet delivers the closing remarks at the State of Entrepreneurship Address 2015, “The Future of Entrepreneurship: Millennials and Boomers Chart the Course for 2020."

State of Entrepreneurship 2015: Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Opening Remarks

02/17/15 Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker delivers the opening remarks at the State of Entrepreneurship Address 2015, "The Future of Entrepreneurship: Millennials and Boomers Chart the Course for 2020."

State of Entrepreneurship 2015: Address by Wendy Guillies, Kauffman Foundation

02/17/15 Wendy Guillies, acting president and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation delivers the State of Entrepreneurship Address 2015, "The Future of Entrepreneurship: Millennials and Boomers Chart the Course for 2020."

Infographic: Boomer Entrepreneurs and the State of Entrepreneurship

02/17/15 As the largest generation in American history transitions toward traditional retirement ages, what effect will it have on entrepreneurship? Will Baby Boomers continue to start businesses into their 70s and 80s? Will Boomer entrepreneurs transition their businesses to the next generation?