New networks and better access to capital can help women entrepreneurs overcome the barriers they have encountered along their entrepreneurial path.
Kauffman Foundation bloggers have written extensively about women entrepreneurs in-depth. Review this anthology of posts on the subject.
Major tech companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter have recently given generous parental leave to their employees. But is it economically easier for tech companies, which are predominantly male, to offer generous parental leave packages given men are less likely to take parental leave?
Last week, the U.S. Small Business Administration launched a $3.95 million Growth Accelerator Fund competition for accelerators and other entrepreneurial ecosystem models -- with a special emphasis on parts of the country where there are fewer conventional sources of early stage capital. More than 75 winners will be selected to receive $50,000 each.
New report by Kauffman researchers Emily Fetsch and Alex Krause examines the challenges facing mothers in the workforce.
Policymakers, businesses and entrepreneur support organizations can drive policy and cultural changes necessary to fulfill the promise of entrepreneurship for mothers
American University's Melissa L. Bradley discusses some of the challenges facing minority entrepreneurs, and offers potential solutions to create a more friendly start-up environment for all entrepreneurs.
Can strengthening entrepreneurship in post-conflict countries help prevent future violence? And, how are women in post-conflict countries specifically equipped to benefit from entrepreneurship?
The Kauffman Foundation put out a call for proposals for research in Women’s Entrepreneurship earlier this year as a part of our New Entrepreneurial Growth Initiative. This post summarizes the research the Foundation chose to fund.
New research paper examines emerging practices to include a diverse set of entrepreneurs (e.g. women and minorities) by entrepreneurship support organizations in St. Louis, and at the same time, identified more demands from entrepreneurs for this purpose.
New Census Bureau data on Small Business Owners shows that the share of women-owned businesses in the United States has increased.
New in 2015 from the Kauffman Foundation, the Kauffman Index: Startup Activity brings together the latest data available on entrepreneurial trends nationally, at the state level, and for the 40 largest metropolitan areas of the United States.
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