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September 2020

The 2020 ESHIP Summit: Building Inclusive Entrepreneurial Communities

September 15 - September 16
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One event on September 29, 2020 at 12:00 am

In the wake of COVID-19, many of our current entrepreneurial support systems are being overwhelmed and sometimes simply feel inadequate. Furthermore, our current economic systems leave out many people. Events of the last few months have made this even more clear. Many are starting to see the need and urgency to foster more inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems, and that no one organization or individual can do that work alone − a systems approach is needed. The current situation calls for what…

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The 2020 ESHIP Summit: Building Inclusive Entrepreneurial Communities

September 29 - September 30
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One event on September 29, 2020 at 12:00 am

In the wake of COVID-19, many of our current entrepreneurial support systems are being overwhelmed and sometimes simply feel inadequate. Furthermore, our current economic systems leave out many people. Events of the last few months have made this even more clear. Many are starting to see the need and urgency to foster more inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems, and that no one organization or individual can do that work alone − a systems approach is needed. The current situation calls for what…

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10,000+

high-growth startups—across all 50 states and DC—raised venture funding in 2019 to build and grow their businesses.

42%

of all U.S. IPOs from 1974 to 2015 were venture-backed companies, representing 63% of the market capitalization and 85% of R&D.

2.9 million

is the average net jobs created annually between 1980 and 2010 by high-growth startups, which account for ~50% of gross jobs created in the U.S.

1,300+

U.S. venture firms are active today, managing an aggregate of $444 billion in assets.