There are a lot of colleges and universities offering MBAs and even entrepreneur courses but another well known foundation has just graduated its first class in an effort to give entrepreneurs real world training on how to take a business from an idea to a thriving institution who is hiring employees and generating positive cash […]
Research has confirmed what experienced entrepreneurs already knew—that a weak economy is the best environment for starting a business. A study by the Kauffman Foundation reveals that more than half of the largest and fastest-growing companies in the US were founded during economic downturns.
Do you have a dream of forming an LLC or other type of business? Now may be the time. The economy has been tough on not only Americans but also people around the world. Nearly every sector of the economy has seen a profound slowdown but it could be the perfect recipe for the beginnings […]
A well-reported story in 2010 was the value of angel investors to early involvement in startup companies. William Kerr and Josh Lerner of Harvard, and Antoinette Schoar of MIT, co-authored a report funded by the Kauffman Foundation about the influence of angel investors. According to their analysis, angels add noticeable value to startups.
All entrepreneurs know that getting funding and expert support for their new business idea is one of the biggest road blocks to getting their business off the ground but now the Kauffman Foundation has started a new website, Istart, that helps with this.
In a recently released survey conducted by the Kauffman Foundation, financial bloggers believe that the economy presents a challenging business environment but that shouldn’t deter small business startups from opening their doors.