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 ...
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 ...
Immigrant-led startups on the decline in US: study
The number of US high-tech startups founded by immigrants, which has long been a source of growth for the American economy, has begun to slip, according to a study released Tuesday.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
'How-to' guide shows entrepreneurs how to protect their big ideas
(PhysOrg.com) -- Successful entrepreneurs turn big ideas into successful business opportunities, but how should they protect those ideas? A new paper from North Carolina State University offers a "how-to" guide on intellectual ...
Study: Lack of capital not a 'death sentence' for start-ups
A new study from North Carolina State University is turning the conventional wisdom about technology start-up companies on its head, showing that ventures with moderate levels of undercapitalization can still be successful ...
'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.
Unlocking the entrepreneurial spirit
Being your own boss is an aspiration for many Europeans - almost 4 out of 10 people in fact. The prospect of a potentially better income, independence and the freedom to work wherever and whenever is a highly ...
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.