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December 2, 2015

United States
Entrepreneurship as a Component of National Power

Maria Contreras-Sweet discusses best practices for fostering entrepreneurship in the United States and its influence on U.S. global competitiveness.

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December 16, 2020

Frontier Market Entrepreneurship: Startup Success Beyond Silicon Valley and Term Member Happy Hour

Our panelists discuss the growing amount of startup ecosystems that are popping up outside of Silicon Valley and other major economic centers, including what it takes for many of those startups to su…

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April 21, 2016

A Discussion on the Future of Entrepreneurship Around the World

Experts discuss the challenges and potential of entrepreneurship around the world.

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June 4, 2012

United States
U.S. Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital

In the face of persistently high unemployment, policymakers and workers look to innovation and entrepreneurship to create new jobs. This Backgrounder discusses how entrepreneurs create and finance th…

November 18, 2015

Five Questions on Global Entrepreneurship with Elmira Bayrasli

This post features a conversation with Elmira Bayrasli, the co-founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted and a lecturer at New York University. Bayrasli’s recently-published book, From the Other Side of …

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June 5, 2012

Corporate Governance
U.S. Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital

In the face of persistently high unemployment, innovation and entrepreneurship have historically been the primary engine of U.S. job growth. But that engine has been slowing in recent years. In this…

A television reporter talks about the Facebook IPO at the NASDAQ Marketsite in New York on May 17, 2012 (Keith Bedford/Courtesy Reuters).

August 2, 2016

Female Entrepreneurship: Progress and Challenges

Last month, President Obama hosted the White House Global Development Summit to celebrate progress in international development and promote further action across six target areas: energy, food securi…

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Entrepreneurship in Fragile States

Despite myriad challenges, entrepreneurs in conflict and postconflict environments have succeeded in building viable businesses that stabilize families and communities and foster economic growth on a…

April 4, 2012

Strengthening Entrepreneurship in Fragile States: The Role of Entrepreneurship in Development

This was a meeting of the Roundtable Series on Entrepreneurs and Market Linkages.


June 23, 2016

Private Sector Innovation and Women’s Entrepreneurship

Jane Nelson and Sarah Thorn will discuss strategies to grow women’s entrepreneurship worldwide, with a particular emphasis on the role of the private sector. They will address the importance of publi…

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