Small business startup confidence is soaring as newest entrepreneurs believe business prospects are highly promising in the year ahead, Kauffman/LegalZoom Quarterly Index shows Buoyed by belief in an improving economy, the nation’s newest business owners’ startup confidence leapt in the fourth-quarter 2013 Kauffman/LegalZoom Startup Confidence Index. The survey data, released today by the Ewing Marion […]
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The economy is trending up, say entrepreneurs. Although the United States’ economic upturn remains modest, two indicators from the second annual Kauffman Foundation/LegalZoom survey of entrepreneurs indicated greater confidence in 2013. Small business owners reported lenders providing increased access to credit over the last 12 months, and a greater willingness from the entrepreneurs themselves to […]
Global Entrepreneurship Week will be celebrated November 18-24.The event is now celebrated in 139 countries. “Countries around the world are embracing their entrepreneurs as significant drivers of economic activity and growth,” said Jonathan Ortmans, president of Global Entrepreneurship Week and a senior fellow at the Kauffman Foundation. “Through GEW, we are instilling an entrepreneurial mindset […]
Dream Big America (www.dreambigamerica.us), the first-ever live nationally-syndicated radio show pitting vetted entrepreneur ideas against each other, announced today its launch on July 9 th. Famed radio host Doug Stephan will air the 30-minute Dream Big America Show from 9:10 am to 9:40 am ET each Tuesday on his Good Day program, reaching 485 markets […]
With “smart immigration” still in the headlines, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is offering a free ebook to help more people understand the issues related to immigrant entrepreneurs and how current policies affect this important economic force in America. In his pivotal book, The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture […]
Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, today released the second-annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey showing that Utah, Alabama, New Hampshire, Idaho and Texas rated as the top-five friendliest states for small business. In contrast, small business owners gave Hawaii, Maine and Rhode Island an “F,” while California and Illinois rounded out the […]
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Millions of inspiring and aspiring entrepreneurs are expected to participate in the 2011 Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), being held November 14-20. The week-long series of events will be supported by more than 1,300 partners in the US, across all 50 states. Thirty-five thousand organizations in 100 countries worldwide will take part to spur new ideas […]