During the 2016 US election, job growth was among the top issues for both voters and candidates. While national statistics show that unemployment has been steadily decreasing, that optimism isn’t always shared with residents across the nation.
The solution may be simple: founding new companies. New, developing companies are at their lowest point in 40 years, but a few emerging trends show that entrepreneurship could rapidly rise in the next decade. With this, entrepreneurs may look different than ever before.
Among the trends are the rapidly changing demographic landscape of the US, the introduction of new technology into the startup space, and the increase in urbanization of previously rural areas.
Learn more about entrepreneur megatrends, and more in this edition of Founders Flash.
- The megatrends of entrepreneurship are key to job growth (Forbes)
- Tech incubators on a mission of diversity (New York Times)
- Shaping the next generation of entrepreneurs: the tips they need to hear (Entrepreneur)
- The top 20 unicorn companies in the US right now (Tech Co.)
- Silicon Valley should be making products for Middle America, investor says (Recode)
- Here's why employees don't tell you their best ideas – and how to get them to start (Inc.)