Start-up Myths Exploded

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Do economic cycles of boom and bust affect the number of start-ups? Most analysts have linked entrepreneurial activity to economic growth as though it was a given … and conversely, believed that when recession struck, start-up activity slowed substantially.  A recent study by the Ewing Marion Kaufman Foundation concludes that both theories are pure bunk.  […]

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Boston Venture Outlook 2009

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During the darkest moments of the current financial crisis last January, some Boston entrepreneurs questioned whether they need to put off start-up timetables. They wondered if venture capital firms would retrench and wait for the economy to recover before funding any new businesses.

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