Entrepreneurship

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on entrepreneurship and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database. 

Symba Wins First Digital Empowers ‘Pitch for Purpose’ Competition

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Tata Consultancy Services’ (TCS) have announced the winner for the inaugural Pitch for Purpose competition. Held in conjunction with the 3rd annual Digital Empowers Summit, the competition featured six mission-driven founders whose startups are leveraging technology to address social and environmental challenges – from eliminating food insecurity to providing a crowdfunding platform for Black entrepreneurs.

U.S. Chamber Foundation Study Reveals Regulatory Burdens, Inconsistent Rules Are Barriers to Entry for U.S. Food Truck Owners and Threaten to Stall Industry Growth

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation released the results of a comprehensive study conducted of the food truck industry in the United States. The 12-month study, Food Truck Nationreveals the ease and hurdles of starting up and operating a food truck business in 20 of the most active food truck cities across the nation. The study reveals that the burdens placed on owners threaten to halt growth of an industry that for many entrepreneurs has become a gateway to owning a brick-and-mortar restaurant.

U.S. Chamber Foundation Analysis Examines the Impact of Regulations on Small Business

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A report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation provides a view of the broad impact of regulations on America’s business community and shows significant inhibiting effects on free enterprise, entrepreneurship, and especially on small business.

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