Entrepreneurship is the process of bringing an idea to life and sharing it in the marketplace. The principal sources of innovation and job creation are new, young, and growing companies, responsible for nearly all of the net new job creation in the U.S. economy. As a result, entrepreneurship cannot be considered an afterthought. Whatever one’s politics, it is a national priority.

Having finally recovered from the Great Recession, the national entrepreneurship rate is at its highest level in two decades. The purpose of this page to gather the best thinking on what can be done to keep it growing. Declines in entrepreneurship reduce productivity and job formation – and with them economic growth, wages, and living standards for all Americans.

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Loren and Regena Lance, Kauffman Foundation
Joe Reardon, Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Skills We Can Use to Face the New Economy <div class="video-icon"></div>
Tim Samuels, GenBiz
Don't Expect Entrepreneurship to be Glamorous <div class="video-icon"></div>
Andrew Bilinsky, Entrepreneur
Advice to Young Entrepreneurs <div class="video-icon"></div>
Mark Cuban, GenBiz
How the Small Business Administration is Helping Entrepreneurs <div class="video-icon"></div>
Nagesh Rao, GenBiz
When Small Businesses Are Choosing To Not Open, Nobody Wins <div class="video-icon"></div>
Nelson Braff, GenBIZ
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