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New SBO Data Shows More Women Engaging in Entrepreneurship

New Census Bureau data on Small Business Owners shows that the share of women-owned businesses in the United States has increased.

Obama Makes Presidential Innovation Fellows Program Permanent

President Barack Obama just signed an executive order that makes the Presidential Innovation Fellows program a permanent part of the federal government. Established by the White House in 2012, the program brings entrepreneurs and other innovators to Washington DC for a 12-month stint to work alongside government employees in improving federal programs.

Entrepreneurs Called to Ignite Economic Growth for Africa and Beyond

Since 2010, when President Barack Obama presided over the first Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Washington, D.C., it has expanded to a global event, subsequently hosted by the governments of Muslim majority nations, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Morocco.

Women Entrepreneurs are Key to Accelerating Growth

Our new Entrepreneurship Policy Digest explores barriers to women entrepreneurs and offers five policy recommendations to address the gender gap.

Women Entrepreneurs Are Key to Accelerating Growth

The lack of women entrepreneurs is not just a gender issue — it’s an economic issue.

Women and Entrepreneurship: A Blog Anthology

Kauffman Foundation bloggers have written extensively about women entrepreneurs in-depth. Review this anthology of posts on the subject.

Funding Innovations Part 1: Changing the Dynamics of Funding with the Peer Selection Model

Kauffman researcher, Colin Tomkins-Bergh explores the innovative funding model: Peer Selection.

Welcoming Women and Parents: Reimagining Startup Culture

Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch looks at how startup culture can be more inclusive to women and parents.

How Can Healthier Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Help Women Succeed?

Women entrepreneurs are essential for a healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem, and healthy economic growth. This post overviews 4 indicators for measuring a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem with regard to women.

Six Ways Non-Profit Entrepreneurs are Distinct from “Traditional” Entrepreneurs

Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch highlights differences between non-profit and "traditional" entrepreneurs.