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The Surprising Way Uber and Lyft Spur Entrepreneurs

Ride-sharing apps and other easily-accessible gig economy platforms could boost entrepreneurship, according to new research from entrepreneurship researchers at Rice University, Washington University and Boston College. The researchers studied the effects on entrepreneurship by looking at ride-hailing platforms in major U.S. cities and new business registrations available in the Startup Cartography Project.  They also studied […]

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The Myth of the White Male Tech Founder

Excerpted and edited from The New Builders, written by Times of E founder Elizabeth MacBride and venture capitalist Seth Levine, the authors look at the landscape of entrepreneurship across America. The New Builders was published May 4, 2021 by Wiley. Danaris Mazara and her husband, Andres, arrived in Lawrence, Massachusetts, in 2002, from Puerto Rico. Born in the […]