From being able to grab a beer at the corner bar to having a job to which you can walk from your house, inviting entrepreneurs into your community provides a great return on investment. Donate to this oddly optimistic bunch and they will give back tenfold. Not only do they help grow the entrepreneurial community by nurturing other ventures, but they also invest in community projects and provide ample funds to charity. Put simply, they know they can make their money back with a little hard work, so why not keep reinvesting it into their local economy? Help them help you.
So many black kids aspire to be entertainers or professional athletes because those are the only role models they see that look like them. There are only 300 jobs in the NBA but an endless amount of opportunities as an entrepreneur.Troy Carter
We must create economic opportunity, build a culture of entrepreneurship, get people to take responsibility for improving their lives, rather than putting them in a position where they sit back in their poverty and blame others for it.Paul Kagame
In America, the problems of poverty and low income, particularly for minorities, are disproportionately focused in the inner cities. Shining a spotlight on the businesses growing in these communities is proof that any community has the potential for entrepreneurship.Michael Porter
By working to ensure we live in a society that prioritizes public safety, education, and innovation, entrepreneurship can thrive and create a better world for all of us to live in.Ron Conway
Successful entrepreneurship takes complete dedication and careful strategizing along with market analysis. Plus, successful startups provide countless benefits to a healthy economy and consumers in need.Fabrizio Moreira
When you create more small businesses, you create small entrepreneurship. Out of that comes self-determination and employment.Jesse Jackson