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A new Kauffman Foundation study shows that startups are resilient in job creation and durability. Previous research had confirmed that and again that startups are responsible for net new job growth in the U.S. economy. This new study, After Inception: How Enduring is Job Creation by Startups? , reveals another reason to be optimistic...
Conventional wisdom says that entrepreneurs are financial risk-takers, but a new Kauffman Foundation research report, Business Owners, Financial Risk, and Wealth, suggests business owners...
What are leading economics bloggers thinking lately? The Kauffman Foundation has once again collected the views of more than 200 of these specialized bloggers in a mid-July survey.
No hearings are scheduled for the House of Representatives as it is in recess for the Summer District Work Period until September 10. Meanwhile, the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee will consider legislation calling on the SBA to increase entrepreneurial training and counseling for veterans.
Access to funding is often mentioned in meetings about how to enable high impact entrepreneurship. We are always reminded that bank lending to small businesses remains tight. Even loans subsidized by the Small Business Administration have dropped off in recent months. Venture capital was prominent historically for its role in financially catalyzing high-growth companies, but has over the years become less significant in spurring entrepreneurship. So what are angel investors up to this summer?
Each day, Innovation Daily checks the pulse of global innovation-- courtesy of Innovation America and its founder, Rich Bendis. Here, we take a look at a handful of relevant stories it compiled last week
Last week President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law. Concerns that the newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will result in a flood of federal mandates detrimental to startups and small businesses were alleviated slightly by a handful of protections.
A report from Science Progress this summer spotlights the untapped potential of university research and presents “a model for cultivating new technologies and innovation ecosystems.” Though the government spends about $50 billion on university research, little is spent on maximizing the commercial potential of this research. The IMPACT (Innovation Model Program...
One of the big stories in sports this summer was “The Decision” by NBA superstar LeBron James to exercise his rights as a free agent and leave his current team for a better deal with another franchise. The media circus around this non-event spurred a...
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