Executive Director Thornhill featured in Washington Post

Shannon Beeman
February 28, 2015

In today’s Washington Post, Executive Director Stewart Thornhill shares his thoughts on the birth and death of startups. Over the last decade, the percentage of new businesses started by entrepreneurs between the ages of 20 and 34 has declined, whereas entrepreneurship programs have become increasingly common in U.S. universities. While entrepreneurship is on the forefront of young business minds, thanks to runaway successes like Facebook and pop culture hits like Shark Tank, he says, a lack of funding and huge companies like Home Depot that capture a large market segment make it much harder to get a business off the ground.

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