This post is a part of a series by the Growthology team, where we take a look at some of the topics discussed in State of the Field, a compilation of knowledge on entrepreneurship research written by the leading experts in the field. This post looks at productivity.
With holiday breaks coming up, this is a great time to nominate a deserving colleague, peer, or friend for the Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research (KJFF). While the nomination period is open for about a month and a half more, as soon as a nomination is submitted the nominee can begin to work on his or her application. We also check in with some of our Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellows to see what they're up to.
This compilationhighlights a range of Kauffman resources that discuss entrepreneurs of color, the particular challenges facing these demographics, and the practical and policy ideas to address them.
Recapping the 2016 REER Conference with reports on papers about non-competes, the entrepreneurial mindset, and how tough times shape future entrepreneurs.
Small Business Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet to honor the organizations’ commitment to leveling the field for women and minorities at Kauffman’s Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship
Men of color disproportionately affected by barriers; rethinking occupational licensing policy could counter recidivism, encourage entrepreneurship and boost the American economy
Formerly incarcerated individuals face substantial obstacles to employment when they leave prison, including occupational licensing requirements that exclude those with criminal records from specific professions.
Global Entrepreneurship Week in Lagos, Nigeria. According the the Global Entrepreneurship Index, the strongest asset to Nigeria's entrepreneurship ecosystem is its human capital.
This Policy Digest examines how Main Street entrepreneurs tend to have deep roots in their communities and encounter distinct policy challenges.
The nation as a whole and most states and metros are experiencing higher rates of small business activity, according to the 2016 Kauffman Index of Main Street Entrepreneurship.
Israel is known, for good reason, as Startup Nation.
Request for Proposals to be issued during Global Entrepreneurship Week to support local venture accelerators
Some of the first real human settlements, such as Çatalhöyük, were also some of the first places where dedicated commercial exchange took place.
Some entrepreneurs start as employees as other firms, some start as academics, others start as dissatisfied customers. Each balance different challenges and opportunities, Agarawal provides five tips on their path to profit.
This week, the 100th 1MC community launches in Waco, Texas.
When looking at how entrepreneurs obtained their business, the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs shows the differences between entrepreneurs of different genders and races in how they came to own their companies.
This report examines trends in entrepreneurial capital formation and considers their implications for entrepreneurs.
This briefing explores startup financing trends and how access and cost of capital impact profitability.