For the First Time Since the Great Recession, U.S. Startup Activity Is Strenghtening

by Catherine Clifford For the first time since the Great Recession decimated the U.S. economy, entrepreneurship is making a comeback. The rise of U.S. startup activity reverses a five-year general decline, according to the latest report by the Kauffman Foundation, a non-profit entrepreneurship organization. The 2015 Startup Activity report measures data through the end of 2014. “This rebound in entrepreneurial …

Startups Are Making a Comeback in America

By Steve Matthews and Catarina Saraiva Even though American politicians like to praise small business as the job-creating machine, research shows that it’s the startups that expand employment. These new entrepreneurs are now back on the rise, according to a report Thursday by Kauffman Foundation, which studies entrepreneurial activity. The Kauffman Index of Startup Activity, which is an indicator of new …