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.
The 8th annual State of Entrepreneurship Address discussed the resurgence of entrepreneurship in the United States, but also that three megatrends must be taken into account to reverse the longer term decline of startups.
Victor Hwang will propose a new approach to reversing this decline that focuses on supporting the entrepreneurs who create opportunity, wealth and jobs in the United States.
Continued disparity in entrepreneurship among people of color requires understanding of the unique challenges they face and for private and public sectors to broaden entrepreneurial opportunity.
Read Twitter highlights from the 2016 Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Formerly incarcerated individuals face substantial obstacles to employment when they leave prison, including occupational licensing requirements that exclude those with criminal records from specific professions.
Men of color disproportionately affected by barriersRethinking occupational licensing policy could counter recidivism, encourage entrepreneurship and boost the American economy
This Policy Digest examines how Main Street entrepreneurs tend to have deep roots in their communities and encounter distinct policy challenges.
In tackling America’s startup problem, mayors should emulate entrepreneurs themselves: be bold, move quickly and embrace new ideas.
The traditional employer-employee work relationship is changing, brought on in part by the business model of young, innovative firms. This Policy Digest explores the impact of the platform economy on entrepreneurship and provides policy recommendations.
Greater acceptance of immigrant entrepreneurs can boost falling rates of firm formation, create jobs for Americans and spur economic growth.
Read summaries of findings around relevant policy issues impacting entrepreneurship.
The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship site contains full reports, as well as interactive data at the national, state and metro level.
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