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The Connectivity of Hip-Hop’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Connectivity, specifically, is never more evident than in hip-hop’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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.

What the Changing Nature of Work Means for Entrepreneurship

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.

Startup Activity in America -- A Look at Startup Policy and the Kauffman Index

Policy Director Jason Wiens and Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix share presentations and findings around the Kauffman Index of Startup Activity and what policymakers can do to affect it

”Normal” Jobs are a Safety Net for Entrepreneurs

The right incentives can go a long way towards successful entrepreneurship. How does a functional, healthy labor market help entrepreneurs?

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.

Entrepreneurs Create Businesses that Help Platform Economy Workers

The emergence of the platform economy has presented entrepreneurs with opportunities to develop innovative solutions to problems facing participants in this new economy.

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.

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?