Category: Research

Do Ecosystem Builders Have the Potential to Be Strong Community Navigators?

May 26, 2021 | By Eliza Salmon

Our local and federal government officials face a steep challenge: with additional coronavirus relief funding at their disposal, they must find new strategies to reach small….

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A Systematic Review of Programs to Increase Equity in Entrepreneurship

March 10, 2021 | By Stacey Williams

Increasing access to entrepreneurship for underserved populations is the primary goal of our work at Forward Cities. Most often, we focus on decreasing barriers to business….

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Student Loan Influences on Entrepreneurial Opportunity

February 15, 2021 | By Afsana Oreen

How do student loans affect Black and Latinx borrowers' psychological well-being and thus their propensity to become entrepreneurs? Entrepreneurship is declining nationwide among people aged 20….

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Fireside Chat Series: Peter Carlson & Nicolas Gunkel

November 5, 2020 | By Nicolas Gunkel

Forward Cities is launching a new interview series that explores the role of entrepreneurship and equitable entrepreneurial ecosystem building in a bold and progressive economic recovery….

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