New networks and better access to capital can help women entrepreneurs overcome the barriers they have encountered along their entrepreneurial path.
New Census Bureau data on Small Business Owners shows that the share of women-owned businesses in the United States has increased.
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.
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.
Our new Entrepreneurship Policy Digest explores barriers to women entrepreneurs and offers five policy recommendations to address the gender gap.
The lack of women entrepreneurs is not just a gender issue — it’s an economic issue.
Kauffman Foundation bloggers have written extensively about women entrepreneurs in-depth. Review this anthology of posts on the subject.
Kauffman researcher, Colin Tomkins-Bergh explores the innovative funding model: Peer Selection.
Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch looks at how startup culture can be more inclusive to women and parents.
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.
Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch highlights differences between non-profit and "traditional" entrepreneurs.
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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