Domestic Public Policy

Startup Fever and the Future of the American Economy

Grant Year: 2017


Dane Stangler will research and write a book examining steps that cities are taking to foster entrepreneurship and considering whether those efforts can increase business formation and spur economic growth. He will undertake case studies of efforts in more than a dozen cities to support entrepreneurs through innovation centers, startup accelerators, business plan competitions, and partnerships with local universities. He will seek to better understand whether such efforts are leading to increases in new business formation, new employment and economic growth.

Startup Genome Domestic Public Policy

$100,000