When the Going Gets Tough for Local Economies, Utilize Existing Resources
With state budgets being cut, former SBA chief Karen Mills discusses how local economic growth does not necessarily need radical innovation to prosper. Rather governors can harness resources of existing institutions and people to attract capital and create jobs.
Fewer Americans Thankful for U.S. Economic Situation Than in the '80s. But They All Love Their Leftovers.
The percentage of adults thankful for the economic situation in the U.S. is lower than in 2010 and about a fifth of what it was in the mid-1980s, according to a new poll.
How This Car-Sharing Company Is Growing Up, Fast
In the sharing economy, customers are your sellers, buyers and inventory. While efficient, the model may attract unwanted questions from regulators, as many startups are beginning to learn firsthand.
Silver Lining in Motor City: How Detroit's Startup Scene is Shrugging Off Bankruptcy
With the dubious honor of filing for the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, cuts to various economic development programs may not be far off. Startups are unmoved, however.
Young Entrepreneurs: Not the Cure for What Ails the Economy (Opinion)
Interest is high in supporting youth entrepreneurship and often seen as a way to help create jobs and turn the economy. But a closer look at the issues shows that these notions may be little more than wishful thinking.
Puzzle for Policy Makers: How to Increase Gender Equality in Entrepreneurship
The solution for policy makers looking to reduce the longstanding disparity between the sexes may depend largely on why the gap continues.