Economic gardening is an economic development model that embraces the
fundamental idea that entrepreneurs drive economies. The model seeks to create
jobs by supporting existing companies in a community.
Prepared Testimony by Harold Bradley and Robert E. Litan Before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investments.
The Entrepreneurship Policy Map focuses on the policy needs of three stages of entrepreneurship: mew business creation, local small business activity, and, growing and high-growth firms.
The Kauffman Foundation's "Startup Act" proposal suggests ways to jump-start the ailing U.S. economy and increase job creation by accelerating the growth of startups and young businesses.