entrepreneur report

Women take the lead in entrepreneurial activity

U.S. startup activity jumped 15 percent over the past two years, led by growth among women, millennials and minorities, according to a just-out report from the Kauffman Foundation, which has been tracking entrepreneurial activity for two decades. That translates to about 550,000 new companies per month, the fifth-highest rate ever recorded by the widely watched index. The country notched its lowest level of entrepreneurial activity just two years ago, the report said. “This is very encouraging,…