Welcome to the launch of Entrepreneurs Should Know! Knowledge is power for good decision-making and maximizing success. I’m a research nut and a successful entrepreneur – a great combination for serving up what you should know. This bi-weekly newsletter brings carefully selected Best of Breed articles and studies from valuable experts to efficiently grow your knowledge. Knowing is half the battle.  Enjoy!


Why the Lack of Women Leaders Is a Problem for Businesses. Kauffman Foundation, Growthology. It is wasteful not to take full advantage of the talent and value women offer in the business world.

Why Is It Still So Hard to Be a Female Entrepreneur? World Economic Forum. Men and women need to find ways to promote women entrepreneurs. What’s good for female entrepreneurs is good for the economy.

Would-Be Entrepreneurs See Fewer Opportunities. Fortune. The Global Entrepreneurship Report (GEM) sees signs of less optimism, but the economy needs more entrepreneurs. Let’s see opportunity!

Women: The Next Wave of Angel Investors? Forbes. Growing funding for women-owned businesses requires more women entrepreneurs and more women investors. Right on!

The Economic Impact of High Growth Startups. Kauffman Foundation Policy Digest. High-growth businesses are trending up. It is important to understand how these firms are defined and ways to encourage more growth. Are you in this category?


Why Women Entrepreneurs Have a Harder Time Finding Funding. FOX News. Learn not only why but what solutions will help usher in change.

U.S. Economy Won’t Grow Fast Until We Unleash Entrepreneurs. CNN. A community with lots of entrepreneurs and an ecosystem that supports them is always on the rise. Entrepreneurship is so important to economic health, you’d think promoting it would be a focus of our political leaders.

5 Reasons Women Entrepreneurs Should Consider Buying a Business. Entrepreneur. A great way to enter entrepreneurship and only 3% of business buyers are women. Opportunity?

Getting Personal with Your Finances. Kauffman Founders School. Focus on the money and focus smartly to exponentially increase your level of success.

Kristen Bell Has the Cheap Labor Your Company is Looking For: Women! Huffington Post. Nothing like mixing it up with a little humor. Enjoy!


Some of the brightest and most dedicated are uncovering powerful new insights to enhance the evolution of women in entrepreneurship. Their research and findings are difference-making for progress.

Kauffman Compilation: Research on Gender and Entrepreneurship. Kauffman Foundation

Sources of Economic Hope: Women’s Entrepreneurship. Kauffman Foundation

First U.S. Census Bureau Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs. Kauffman Foundation

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