Zero Barriers: Three Mega Trends Shaping the Future of Entrepreneurship

32 Pages Posted: 16 Feb 2017 Last revised: 21 Feb 2017

Date Written: February 16, 2017

Abstract

After a long Great Recession hangover, entrepreneurship is finally rebounding in the United States. Entrepreneurs are driving a resurgence of business activity in America—in new business creation, local small business activity, and the growth of small firms into larger businesses.

But underneath this reassuring surface, turbulent shifts are shaping the future of entrepreneurship to be dramatically different than what it is today, or was in the past. We posit that three mega trends will be defining forces shaping the future of entrepreneurship for decades to come. These three trends reflect the changing demographics, map, and nature of American entrepreneurship.

Suggested Citation

Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman and Morelix, Arnobio and Hwang, Victor and Tareque, Inara, Zero Barriers: Three Mega Trends Shaping the Future of Entrepreneurship (February 16, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2919020 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2919020

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation ( email )

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Arnobio Morelix (Contact Author)

Startup Genome ( email )

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Victor Hwang

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation ( email )

4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2046
United States

Inara Tareque

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation ( email )

4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2046
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.kauffman.org

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