Countries emerging from violent conflict face many problems including financial instability, unemployment, and restoring government services. Can strengthening entrepreneurship in such countries help address these unique challenges? And, how are women in post-conflict countries specifically equipped to benefit from entrepreneurship? Read more
When our two daughters finished their high school studies, my wife and I made them a deal: we would pay for college, but first they each had to run their own business for at least a year. In our view, this was an important entrepreneurial track to their education. They needed to know how the world works before they could know what they wanted from college. Read more
Reversing a six-year downward trend, activity in established small businesses increased last year, according to the 2015 Kauffman Index: Main Street Entrepreneurship, a new report that tracks small business activity and ownership in the United States. Though the number of established small businesses is increasing, the gain remain below pre-recession levels and just above the historical norm. Read more
Whether you are a budding or existing entrepreneur, access to capital is one of those resources that are far and between. Check out The Kauffman Foundation and LegalZoom report on access to credit.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $2.5 million in available funding for the Cleantech University Prize (Cleantech UP), which aims to inspire the next generation of clean energy entrepreneurs. This funding opportunity will support the commercialization of promising technologies for sectors such as solar and wind that reduce carbon pollution and grow the clean energy economy. Read more
According to the 2012 U.S. Census Bureau survey, 4.4 percent of veteran business owners are women, and those numbers continue to increase. Read more
SAVE THE DATE!
The 2nd Annual
June 2, 2015
The mission of EDAC is to connect budding & existing entrepreneurs to resources for venture management & growth.