Entrepreneur Ecosystems

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Fewer Americans Are Launching Businesses. Here's the Silver Lining. (Infographic)
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Fewer Americans Are Launching Businesses. Here's the Silver Lining. (Infographic)

U.S. entrepreneurial activity has declined for the last three years, but the percentage of entrepreneurs who are launching businesses out of necessity has also fallen, according to a study.
Catherine Clifford
Obama Rallies Dream Team of Entrepreneurs at White House
Leadership

Obama Rallies Dream Team of Entrepreneurs at White House

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and designer Tory Burch were among the handful of entrepreneurs who met with President Obama today as he looks to bolster entrepreneurship throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Catherine Clifford
Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.
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Artists Are Job-Creating Entrepreneurs, Too.

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Kauffman Foundation released a report today on how cities can encourage cultural entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
Startup Entrepreneurship Growing at an Exponential Rate
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Startup Entrepreneurship Growing at an Exponential Rate

As the sixth annual Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off, the community of entrepreneurs and mentors across the globe is surging.
Catherine Clifford
Forget the Flu: Entrepreneurship May Be Viral
Entrepreneurs

Forget the Flu: Entrepreneurship May Be Viral

A new study by the Kauffman Foundation suggests that knowing an entrepreneur might convince you to become one.
Brian Patrick Eha
What Makes Silicon Valley Successful? Not What You Think
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What Makes Silicon Valley Successful? Not What You Think

A white paper released by the entrepreneurship organization Kauffman Foundation today says it is the presence of existing companies, not a network of local universities generating talent, that most directly spurs startup activity.
Catherine Clifford
Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

Why Everyone Will Have to Become an Entrepreneur (Infographic)

From those doing manual labor to those in the C-suite, workers of all kinds are facing more pressure to embrace an entrepreneurial way of thinking.
Catherine Clifford
U.S. Remains Dominant Force in Global Entrepreneurship... For Now
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U.S. Remains Dominant Force in Global Entrepreneurship... For Now

A new report from Ernst & Young says that while the U.S. is home to one of the best entrepreneurial environments in the world, there is no 'margin for complacency.'
Catherine Clifford
In Turkey, a Strange Dance Between Government and Entrepreneurs
Finance

In Turkey, a Strange Dance Between Government and Entrepreneurs

Turkish startups receive substantial support from the government, yet many entrepreneurs disagree with state policies, writes Case Western's Michael Goldberg.
Michael Goldberg
Starting a Business

At CGI America, a 'Shark Tank' for Entrepreneur Development

The high-growth entrepreneurship working group pitched ideas 'Shark Tank' style about new ways to create healthy ecosystems that foster the growth of start-ups.
Sarah J. Robbins
5 Companies to Watch in the Silicon Prairie
Entrepreneurs

5 Companies to Watch in the Silicon Prairie

Who says tech startups can't succeed outside Silicon Valley? Check out these new companies that are on the rise in Middle America.
Antonio Neves
Ohio Gets Strong On Flexible Electronics Entrepreneurs
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Ohio Gets Strong On Flexible Electronics Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration invests over $1 million in a cluster specializing in the new science of flexible electronic components.
Catherine Clifford
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Entrepreneur Cafes Help Feed Local Startups
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Entrepreneur Cafes Help Feed Local Startups

Fundraisers in West Virginia nurture fledgling businesses and help create a culture of entrepreneurship in the state.
Illinois Sparks an Electricity Efficiency Cluster
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Illinois Sparks an Electricity Efficiency Cluster

The Small Business Administration invested more than $1 million to support entrepreneur participation in a growing ecosystem of 'smart grid' technology.
Catherine Clifford
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