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Accounting for Entrepreneurship Inside

PWC Press Release

Entrepreneurship and accounting are rarely, if ever, discussed together in the same sentence. PricewaterhouseCoopers, with more than 180,000 employees spread across 158 countries, is happy to change that perception. With clients all around the world that are themselves changing every single day and an average employee age of 29, quick thinking and adaptability are just…

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Entrepreneur-Friendly Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform: Startup Act 3.0

Steve Case must be an optimist. The co-founder of America Online and current CEO of blue-chip venture firm Revolution LLC thinks a bipartisan majority in Congress will pass immigration reform this year … or at least the targeted reform of Startup Act 3.0 (pdf), a bill designed to keep the best of foreign-born brains and talent…

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The Fine Print on Job Creators: Part III


Editor’s Note: This post is part of our ongoing series on job creators. In Part III, we discuss how to measure job creation when it’s a moving target, and the effect policy in one area (healthcare) has on another (job creation). Job Creation in a Dynamic Economy America’s economy creates and destroys jobs all the…

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The Fine Print on Job Creators: Part II

job creators

Editor’s Note: This post is part of our ongoing series on job creators. What follows in Part II is a waist-deep wade through which businesses, in terms of industry and size, are creating the most jobs today. SOME OFFICIAL STATISTICS WARNING: This article contains data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. All data represent a…

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Stripped Down Business School

Profile of a mid adult woman reclining on a couch using a laptop

Editor’s Note: “Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders” includes an ongoing examination of the changes facing business education globally. This article explores the large forces that are driving those changes. The university is 925 years old, and until recently its hegemony on higher education was absolute. If you needed a degree, you packed your bags and moved to…

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Boston Rising: Uncovering the Hub’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Boston Innovation District

Boston proudly leads the nation in higher education, health care, and life science innovation. While Silicon Valley has earned its reputation as the hub of startup activity, Boston’s entrepreneurship ecosystem is steadily growing and thriving. According to a report from the National Venture Capital Association, Massachusetts entrepreneurs received more than $3 billion in funding in…

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Turning Points for Family Business

Family Owned Business

Family legacies are the stuff of great drama. From Euripides to Eugene O’Neill, playwrights, novelists, and filmmakers have plumbed the dynamics of family and fortune to examine human character. Merge these dynamics with that complicated institution called a family business and you have potential for epic conflict. And, the time that is most fraught with…

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The Fine Print on Job Creators: Part I

Group of businesspeople meeting in office

Who is a job creator? The term has become a political Rorschach test—it means what the speaker says it means to support his or her policy beliefs. Those who run America’s 8.7 million private-sector businesses are commonly the job creators of political discourse. Within that broadest of definitions, however, there’s evidence to support a plethora…

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The Startup of You

Millennial Careers

Yesterday’s definition of a successful career is obsolete. Everyone knows that the conventional careers our grandparents enjoyed—hard work, martinis with lunch, and a 35-year commemorative plaque followed by a warm retirement party—likely won’t be the script for the current generation. Even Baby Boomer careers are more likely to be characterized by their pivots and distinct…

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