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November 19, 2020

Download the Fall 2020 Venture Forward report

Ventures are all around us. They’re the people who build websites, sell homemade jewelry, offer cooking lessons or run a blog. And across the country, these ventures are making our...

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November 18, 2020

How one town used federal CARES Act money to support its small business community

Armed with data, Gilbert, Arizona, devised a three-phase program to helpAs...

November 18, 2020

What it means to be an entrepreneur in an underserved community in America

Guest Post by Stacy Cline, Senior Director of Corporate Social ResponsibilityNot...

November 17, 2020

Cities with more diversity have more online micro businesses

Finding could aid policymakers looking to boost economic resiliency in...

November 16, 2020

Minnesota rethinks how it supports entrepreneurs and businesses

Neela Mollgaard, executive director of Launch Minnesota, has ideas that...

November 15, 2020

How historic Denison, Texas, went digital to “thrive, not just survive” in the COVID era

Constant support and e-commerce grants help brick-and-mortar businesses...

October 1, 2020

Venture, Broadband Adoption, and Unemployment in the COVID-19 Era- a Data Team Update

The Venture Forward data team has been working with our academic partners...

September 29, 2020

GoDaddy on the Hill: This is how we can support microbusinesses in America

Recently,GoDaddy About The Hill event was on The Hill to talk to Steve...

September 14, 2020

Microbusinesses hold steady in the storm

Theresa Delaney started her events business, Creative Kind, as a way to...

September 13, 2020

Four policy pillars that will encourage online microbusinesses

As the U.S. rides out the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic storm, one often...

September 12, 2020

How tiny Fairfield, Iowa, became a microbusiness capital

When the COVID-19 crisis hit, Jim Masterson had to figure out how to massage...

July 28, 2020

How micro-businesses have blunted the economic impact of COVID-19

Digital businesses — from part-time side hustles selling homemade jewelry...

July 27, 2020

When COVID-19 hit, these creative entrepreneurs hit the web

While the ongoing COVID-19 crisis has shuttered tens of thousands of small...

July 26, 2020

How Gilbert, Arizona, found economic resilience in 35,000 micro-businesses

As a 12-year-old, Jenn Daniels taught herself bookkeeping so she could...

July 25, 2020

Online micro-businesses can be an easy economic win for local governments

Karen Mossberger worked on creating economic “empowerment zones” for Detroit’s...

April 7, 2020

We're Live!

As the economic landscape continues to shift as a result of COVID-19, GoDaddy...