Study examines 'joiners' who help make startups successful
A growing interest in the startup culture has focused attention on company founders who often take great risks to launch new ventures. But what about the people who join these founders to help them develop ...
Entrepreneurship thrives when local wages are high, study shows
Attempts by successive governments to boost entrepreneurship in areas with low rates of self-employment have largely failed, according to a new study by economists at the universities of Sussex and Sheffield.
'Woof' smartphone app is like Facebook for your furry friend Fido
Man's two best friends, smartphones and dogs, are together at last.
Baby boomers fueling wave of entrepreneurship
Baby boomers are fueling a wave of entrepreneurship among older Americans.
Gender stereotypes could push women away from entrepreneurship
Vishal Gupta believes the way that entrepreneurship is presented, discussed and taught must change especially for women.
Learning entrepreneurship: Starting a business is a matter of adequate training
Entrepreneurship as vocation? As a talent, which reveals itself early on and is the requirement for a successful start-up? This is the prevailing - yet wrong - view. Entrepreneurship is an acquired skill. ...
Research shows entrepreneurial differences between the sexes
A study of the sexes reveals that when it comes to starting a business, women are more likely than men to consider individual responsibility and use business as a vehicle for social and environmental change.
Economic recession leads to increased entrepreneurship, study finds
(Phys.org) -- The recent economic recession has caused many changes in the business landscape across the country, including high unemployment rates. Due to these high rates and the struggling economy, University of Missouri ...
Decline of entrepreneurship blamed for Japan woes
(AP) Worn out and resigned to its dwindling status, Japan Inc. is said to be quietly shuffling off the world stage. But don't tell that to Kenji Hasegawa, who is ready to conquer the global auto market ...
US top in the world for entrepreneurship, researchers find
The USA is the most entrepreneurial economy in the world, according to the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI). The GEDI index combines data on entrepreneurial activities and aspirations ...
Practice doesn't make perfect, but it comes fairly close
We are not all blessed with the brains, beauty, luck, and capital that we associate with highly successful business people or entrepreneurs. Although most new business ventures fail, a few prosper and grow rapidly. A new ...
Church-going is not enough to affect job satisfaction and commitment, study finds
A congregation's beliefs about work attitudes and practices affect a churchgoer on the job—but how much depends in part on how involved that person is in the congregation, according to a Baylor University ...
Global research shows Australia's entrepreneurs are forging a creative, competitive economy
An international study involving 54 countries has found that Australia has higher business start-up rates than any other developed country except the USA.
Tech-focused founders more likely to launch successful startups
New research on entrepreneurship shows that diverse business skills are not always the secret to success in the world of tech start-ups. While different strengths matter sometimes, researchers found that a tech-focused founding ...