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The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship

The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship brings mayors and entrepreneurship experts together to discuss ways to promote startup activity and encourage higher levels of entrepreneurship in their cities.

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.

Thinking Forward and the Gig Economy

The share of individuals engaged in alternative work arrangements compared to the traditional full time “9-to-5 job” in 2015 was 15.8 percent, up from 10.1 percent a decade earlier. What does this structural change in the labor market mean for the entrepreneurial economy?

Entrepreneurship and the American Idea

Kauffman's Dane Stangler explores the idea of entrepreneurship and the American Idea, in preparation for our celebration of 250 years of innovation in the U.S.

Three Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About and Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship

Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix shares three facts you (probably) didn't know about venture capital and entrepreneurship

EDA Adds $5 Million to i6 Challenge Competition

The U.S. Economic Development Administration added an extra $5 million to its i6 Challenge for 2016 -- bringing the total dollars available through the program to $13 million. The i6 Challenge competition helps regions build capacity through creation and expansion of cluster-focused proof-of-concept and commercialization programs.

Following Through: Putting Good Ideas in Action

Last week, I wrote about the real sense of economic stagnancy many Americans feel and some ways in which policy focused on entrepreneurship can create broad-based, inclusive economic growth. But great ideas are not worth much if they cannot be implemented.

The 2016 State of Entrepreneurship Address in 21 Tweets

Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix shares themes from the State of Entrepreneurship in America Address through tweets

Entrepreneurship Can Give the Recovery a Second Wind

By all accounts, the 2016 presidential campaign has thus far been anything but ordinary. An unconventional candidate with no record of public service has built broad support and a “Democratic socialist” who advocates higher taxes, free college tuition, and more and better paying jobs is giving the presumptive Democratic Party nominee a run for her money.