The Impact of Immigration Policy on America’s Startup Dominance

The Center for American Entrepreneurship has published a study on the rise of global startups and the decline of American dominance in startup and venture capital activity: Citylab and The Mercury News explore the role America’s recent immigration policies have played in these changes: H-1B: As immigration furor roils Silicon Valley, Canada smooths way Read more about The Impact of Immigration Policy on America’s Startup Dominance[…]

Immigrant entrepreneur Michelle Zatlyn, a cofounder of Cloudflare, at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

A Guide for Future Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Stuart Anderson, CONTRIBUTOR After the Trump administration announced it would rescind the International Entrepreneur rule, it left one less option for foreign nationals who wish to start a business in the United States. Although a judge has rebuked the administration for delaying the entrepreneur rule – ironically at the same time the White House sent out a press release announcing Read more about A Guide for Future Immigrant Entrepreneurs[…]

Why Are Immigrants More Entrepreneurial?

What do Arianna Huffington (Huffington Post), Dietrich Mateschitz (Red Bull), Elon Musk (Tesla, SpaceX), and Sergey Brin (Google) have in common? Apart from their success as entrepreneurs, they all share one distinct characteristic: extensive cross-cultural experience. Huffington grew up in Athens and studied in London before starting her career as a politician and media entrepreneur. Mateschitz Read more about Why Are Immigrants More Entrepreneurial?[…]