Blog Entries tagged 'entrepreneurs' Blog Entries tagged 'entrepreneurs' Sat, 01 Jan 2011 11:01:04 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Women entrepreneurs wanted

With money starting to once again flow back into the technology space, investors are keen to get in on the ground level of new technology–and find that next Facebook or Google.

They are, of course, investing with caution. However, one of the key mechanisms that has long helped fuel such development has been the incubator model–where entrepreneurs can enter an intensive incubator program, get access to potential funding, and valuable [...] Sun, 29 Aug 2010 23:00:00 +0100 women entrepreneurs venture capital incubator entrepreneurs Careers/Management biztech Women-owned businesses need more capital to grow

The number of women-owned businesses has been skyrocketing for the past 30 years, and new enterprises now are twice as likely to be started by women as men. However, revenues for men-owned businesses continue to outstrip that of women-owned businesses by almost 75 percent, according to a report by Sharon Hadary, founding executive director of the Center for Women's Business Research and adjunct professor at the University of Maryland University College. 

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It's really high-flying startups that create many new jobs

With all the talk lately about how small businesses are vital to job creation, turns out it's a relatively small number of high-growth entrepreneurial firms creating much of that employment.  And, now, there's pending legislation, pushed heavily by venture capitalists, that could encourage the growth of such companies.

 First, about those high-flying startups. According to recent research from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation , fast-growing relatively young firms g [...] Sun, 21 Mar 2010 23:00:00 +0100 venture capital startups Startup Via bill In compliance entrepreneurs Sorry--recessions don't breed more startups

One of those silver lining stories you read a lot is that recessions are prolific times for startups. Cheer up, world!  Things may be awful, but at least we know there are tons of innovative new companies being created.

Only, it's not true, according to new research. A pretty thorough study released by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation found that, contrary to popular wisdom, the number of new companies created in the U.S. has been pretty consistent over time.

In fact [...] Wed, 13 Jan 2010 23:00:00 +0100 small business Risk Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation entrepreneurs