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Fewer Businesses Have Become Employers | Trends in Entrepreneurship, No. 11
From 2005 to 2019, new business applications have increased while new employer businesses have decreased. Find out how this discrepancy between intent to hire and actualization has played out over recent years.
Student Loans and Entrepreneurship: An Overview | Entrepreneurship Issue Brief, No. 5
The relationship between student loan debt and entrepreneurship sits at the intersection of many questions related to labor markets, higher education, business dynamism, innovation, and capital markets. This brief considers these intersections.
Challenges for Entrepreneurs in the Heartland | Trends in Entrepreneurship, No. 7
How do entrepreneurs in the Heartland – Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska – perceive challenges compared to entrepreneurs nationally? We asked Heartland and nationwide entrepreneurs to rank the order of the three to five most challenging barriers from a list of 13 barriers to discover what matters most to them.
Mentoring in Entrepreneurship Support: Some Basics | Entrepreneurship Issue Brief, No. 4
Mentoring is offered as a feature to support entrepreneurs in a variety of entrepreneurship support programs, including incubators, accelerators, small business chambers, and entrepreneurship education initiatives. Mentoring is a popular entrepreneurship support intervention, and it can be offered either as a main focus or as one of several features in a package of offerings.