Entrepreneurship

The Mysterious Death of Entrepreneurship in America

A tale of two definitions of entrepreneur—one thriving, one flailing.

The Rate of New Business Formation Has Fallen By Almost Half Since 1978

America's declining "business dynamism" has affected all 50 states and nearly every single metro area.

Why Some Communities Foster More Entrepreneurs Than Others

Self-employment is a riskier bargain in places with weak social ties.

'Young People in Omaha Are Able to Take Bigger Risks'

In the Midwest's "sweet spot," it's easier to stand out.

Where Millennials Can Make It Now

The new geography of being young in America.

Starting a Marijuana Business in Colorado Will Cost a Small Fortune

Retail pot licensing fees are going to be massive in the state. 

In Search of the Entrepreneurial Personalities of Specific Places

The relationship between personality structure and entrepreneurial activity appears to be rather robust.

Why Libraries Should Be the Next Great Start-Up Incubators

An old idea reinvented for the 21st century.

Entrepreneurship and Urban Growth: A Fresh Look Using Proximity to Mines

The latest evidence of this time-tested connection.

The Connection Between Creativity and Entrepreneurship

Metros with a strong creative class are also more likely to have robust business growth.