Best Quotes About Entrepreneurshi

Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth. -Peter Drucker

For America's economic future to remain prosperous, we must encourage pro-growth policies so that we continue to be the leader in innovation and entrepreneurship. -John Ensign

Before Booker T. Washington, we have small business owners but we do not have a philosopher of black entrepreneurship, and that's what Washington was. -Ed Smith

German businessmen are overwhelmed by the high cost of doing business. Inflexible rules, enforced by a burgeoning bureaucracy, discourage entrepreneurship. -Suzanne Fields

Nobody talks of entrepreneurship as survival, but that's exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking. -Anita Roddick

As a political independent, I would gladly vote for any political party dedicated to limited government and entrepreneurship. -Arthur C. Brooks

We believe that the government has an important role to create the conditions that promote entrepreneurship, upward mobility, and individual responsibility. -Paul Ryan

President Obama's view of a free economy is to send your money to his friends. My vision for a free enterprise economy is to return entrepreneurship and genius and creativity to the American people! -Mitt Romney

Fortunately, right now 'entrepreneurship' is one of the business world's biggest buzz words and so many young people in our country are looking up to this new generation of CEO's as their modern day rock stars. Whenever you have that effect, it makes the job of promoting entrepreneurship much easier. -Daymond John

No community values entrepreneurship and small business more than the Hispanic community. -Marco Rubio

And innovation and entrepreneurship is the opportunity and best opportunity we have to grow the economy. -Jerry Moran

With his economic speeches in response to Obama's 'you didn't build that' fiasco, Romney proved that he does have fire in his belly and that he is fervently dedicated to free enterprise, entrepreneurship and pro-growth policies. -David Limbaugh

You know where entrepreneurship in my opinion has to go? Into the inner city. -John Kasich

To me, entrepreneurship means something different. I think of it as identifying and valuing opportunity. -Glenn Hubbard

Walmart is an amazing story of entrepreneurship and, as one of the world's most powerful brands, touches millions of lives every day. -Marissa Mayer

When you create more small businesses, you create small entrepreneurship. Out of that comes self-determination and employment. -Jesse Jackson

The Hispanic community values entrepreneurship and family-owned businesses, and we deserve a leader in Washington who is dedicated to creating an environment where our values, our goals and our dreams of prosperity can become reality. -Mario Diaz-Balart

I've been doing a hybrid of investing and entrepreneurship, which I think initially I wasn't set out to do. But I realized it fit my personality. -Sean Parker

The great fear that hung over the business community in the 1970s was death by regulation, and the great goal of the conservative movement, as it rose to triumph in the 1980s, was to remove that threat – to keep OSHA, the EPA, and the FTC from choking off entrepreneurship with their infernal meddling in the marketplace. -Thomas Frank

I was raised with a sense of entrepreneurship – my father owned a roofing business, and I grew up with the idea that you never want someone telling you what you can and cannot do. -Anthony Mackie

We see entrepreneurship and small businesses and supply chains as a critical part of the economic growth and competitiveness agenda. -Karen Mills

I recently had the opportunity to participate in Inc.'s first-ever 'Hire Power Awards' event in Washington, D.C. The event was a testament to the power of American entrepreneurship and the role that it plays in driving job creation and innovation in a wide array of industries. -Karen Mills

Lula da Silva was my hero when he was president. I Googled him so many times. The fact that he got 20 million people out of poverty… that happened by encouraging entrepreneurship, by supporting small business. -Joyce Banda

You know how people always talk about how vision is the key to entrepreneurship and perseverance and really seeing what other people don't see? We can actually redeem a fair amount of that folk wisdom. -Eric Ries

You get a culture of entrepreneurship after you have successfully changed the accountability system so that people can use a better process. Process drives culture, not the other way around, so you can't just change the culture, you have to change the system. -Eric Ries

I believe for the first time in history, entrepreneurship is now a viable career. -Eric Ries

The problem with entrepreneurship is we are often working really hard producing high quality products that no-one wants. The creation of stuff is not valued. -Eric Ries

The mistake isn't releasing something bad. The mistake is to launch it and get PR people involved. You don't want people to start amping up expectations for an early version of your product. The best entrepreneurship happens in low-stakes environments where no one is paying attention, like Mark Zuckerberg's dorm room at Harvard. -Eric Ries

Science and vision are not opposites or even at odds. They need each other. I sometimes hear other startup folks say something along the lines of: 'If entrepreneurship was a science, then anyone could do it.' I'd like to point out that even science is a science, and still very few people can do it, let alone do it well. -Eric Ries

Our educational system is not preparing people for the 21st Century. Failure is an essential part of entrepreneurship. If you work hard, you can get an 'A' pretty much guaranteed, but in entrepreneurship, that's not how it works. -Eric Ries

There is no greater country on Earth for entrepreneurship than America. In every category, from the high-tech world of Silicon Valley, where I live, to University R&D labs, to countless Main Street small business owners, Americans are taking risks, embracing new ideas and – most importantly – creating jobs. -Eric Ries

Libraries function as crucial technology hubs, not merely for free Web access, but those who need computer training and assistance. Library business centers help support entrepreneurship and retraining. -Scott Turow

We begin to change the world when we stimulate long-term prosperity using technology. There is not a problem that's large enough that innovation and entrepreneurship can't solve. -Naveen Jain

My children have been learning lessons about entrepreneurship since they were in kindergarten, and these lessons are paying off: even though they are only 22, 18, and 15, they have already collectively launched three nonprofit organizations and several new businesses. -Naveen Jain

Teaching children about entrepreneurship is much like imparting any other skill or piece of knowledge. You will provide them with ways to experience how entrepreneurship works, and you guide them toward the subjects or areas they seem to show an interest in. -Naveen Jain

What is great about entrepreneurship is that entrepreneurs create the tangible from the intangible. -Robert Herjavec

I'm a capitalist by conviction and profession. I believe the best economic system is one that rewards entrepreneurship and risk-taking, maximizes customer choice, uses markets to allocate scarce resources and minimizes the regulatory burden on business. -Gary Hamel

I always knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur. I started my own software company in high school and went to college to study entrepreneurship. -Marc Benioff

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

What people often ask me is, 'What are the ingredients of Silicon Valley?' While the answer to that is complex, some of the ingredients I talk about are celebrating entrepreneurship, accepting failure, and embracing a mobile and diverse workforce. -John Roos

I believe the quickest and most sure way to reduce poverty, raise living standards and create jobs around the world is to make economies and governments more open and free, thereby encouraging business and entrepreneurship. -Elliott Bisnow

Entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship. It drives everything: Job creation, poverty alleviation, innovation. -Elliott Bisnow

To have a stable economy, to have a stable democracy, and to have a modern government is not enough. We have to build new pillars of development. Education, science and technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, and more equality. -Sebastian Pinera

I regularly take my entrepreneurship students out walking because I want to get them in the habit of noticing and thinking about what they notice. They have to leave their phones behind to learn the basic lesson: Be where you are. -Margaret Heffernan

I think for larger-scale entrepreneurship, it's true – for men and women – that people who already have capital tend to do better. -Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

I think that sometimes people are frightened to take the risk of entrepreneurship. -Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Entrepreneurship isn't for everyone, and not everyone is going to be an entrepreneur, but women who turn to business, turn to economics, because there are people depending on them, I think that their creativity, their resilience, their spirit, embody what's best about entrepreneurship. -Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

The idea of entrepreneurship applies as much in politics, religion, society and the arts as it does in business. -Geoff Mulgan

In China, a lot of the opening up of private entrepreneurship is happening because women are starting businesses, small businesses, faster than men. -Hanna Rosin

A lot of technologies in the world were unusual in the beginning, and became standard. That's the beauty of bottom-up entrepreneurship and innovations. -Iqbal Quadir

I'm an entrepreneur. I'm married to an entrepreneur. So I haven't just sipped the entrepreneurship cool-aid, I bleed this stuff. -Nancy Lublin

From the start, ProFounder was created to make sure anyone could be empowered to pursue their dreams through entrepreneurship. -Jessica Jackley

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

I've had many failures in terms of technological… business… and even research failures. I really believe that entrepreneurship is about being able to face failure, manage failure and succeed after failing. -Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

For African societies, no issue looms larger than employment. Only vibrant entrepreneurship and thriving small businesses can hope to provide the millions of jobs that are needed. -Richard Attias

I think entrepreneurship is a beautiful thing. -Jason Calacanis

That's one of the things I love about entrepreneurship is that if you see something that you don't like – and if you think you have a better idea – you can pursue your model. -Jason Calacanis

I am a huge fan of capitalism and a huge fan of entrepreneurship and changing the world with technology and with entrepreneurship. Capitalism is awesome. To me, capitalism is my religion. -Jason Calacanis

I think the understanding of the role of markets has really helped advance the values of entrepreneurship. It's helped shape public policy discussions in a whole variety of ways. -Lars Peter Hansen

I did parallel entrepreneurship, which was very hard to do. It was hard to keep your head straight and know which ideas were with which company. -Jonah Peretti

The truth is that entrepreneurship is more like a roller coaster ride than a cruise. -Vivek Wadhwa

I realized that, after tasting entrepreneurship, I had become unfit for the corporate world. There was no turning back. The only regret I had was having wasted my life in the corporate world for so long. -Vivek Wadhwa

I advise all of the entrepreneurs that I know to attend at least one entrepreneurship event every week. The worst thing an entrepreneur can do is to confine his or herself to a cubby hole. -Vivek Wadhwa

I do think a lot of people are trying to do important things still, and I think it is really a great thing that entrepreneurship is getting easier. When I started, it was just much harder to begin a company. -Ben Horowitz

My father's own view was more than entrepreneurship; it was really a passion to build an institution in India. -Nita Ambani

The reason that Google was such a success is because they were the first ones to take advantage of the self-organizing properties of the web. It's in ecological sustainability. It's in the developmental power of entrepreneurship, the ethical power of democracy. -Ron Eglash

I'm supporting the School for Creative Startups because the project's ambition – to boost innovation and the culture of entrepreneurship – is something I feel strongly about. -Natalie Massenet

I can see a day soon where you'll create your own college degree by taking the best online courses from the best professors from around the world – some computing from Stanford, some entrepreneurship from Wharton, some ethics from Brandeis, some literature from Edinburgh – paying only the nominal fee for the certificates of completion. -Thomas Friedman

I have to tell you that the innovation and the technology and the entrepreneurship of the world still lies in the United States of America. -Phil Gramm

So many technologies start out with a burst of idealism, democratization, and opportunity, and over time, they close down and become less friendly to entrepreneurship, to innovation, to new ideas. Over time, the companies that become dominant take more out of the ecosystem than they put back in. -Tim O'Reilly

To focus capital and entrepreneurship into empowering innovation, we should change is the capital gains tax rate. We would be better served by a regressive tax rate, that would become progressively smaller the longer the investment is held. -Clayton M. Christensen

America's experience, like many others, teaches us that fostering entrepreneurship is not just about crafting the right economic policy or developing the best educated curricula. It's about creating an entire climate in which innovation and ideas flourish. -Joe Biden

Future public education will require involvement and collaboration among various local, civic, private and nonprofit entities, a concept I like to refer to as 'community entrepreneurship.' -Donald Bren

Fundly is at the dynamic intersection of high-growth technology startups, social entrepreneurship, and the exploding world of social media. Kapor Capital is proud to back this passionate team, their product, and Fundly's impressive customer base. -Mitch Kapor

Many people think that the U.S. is ahead in the frontier technology sectors as a result of private sector entrepreneurship. It's not. The U.S. federal government created all these sectors. -Ha-Joon Chang

There are too many African-Americans with too much money for us to have to go to anybody else for anything in terms of schools, in terms of scholarships, in terms of entrepreneurship, in terms of moving us along as a group to that place where we should be as a people. -James Avery

Other than much needed infrastructure development, local administrations in Papua must encourage entrepreneurship and creativity. -Ciputra

Indonesia was colonized for 350 years. We lost our mind-set for entrepreneurship. We only become workers. -Ciputra

Economics as currently presented in textbooks and taught in the classroom does not have much to do with business management, and still less with entrepreneurship. -Ronald Coase

America is a country of entrepreneurship and great business leaders. -Nicky Oppenheimer

I don't think Africa gets as much credit as it should have on the world stage. People tend to think of us as coming from The Dark Continent, where nothing good goes on. That's not true. A huge amount of, as I say, entrepreneurship goes on. -Nicky Oppenheimer

I am a great believer in Indian entrepreneurship. There is a whole set of people doing so many exciting things. -Uday Kotak

I told myself, 'I am teaching entrepreneurship, so I should be an entrepreneur myself.' -Dan Shechtman

I think I can change things for the better in this country. I'm doing it now as well, in many areas, mostly in education, higher education and technological entrepreneurship. But I think I could do a lot more from a presidential position. -Dan Shechtman

Young people in Israel are encouraged to design, produce and sell their products from high school. Technical universities also matter. Teach and introduce entrepreneurship courses in technical universities. -Dan Shechtman

The need to encourage entrepreneurship and ensure that young people have the opportunity to start new businesses is acute. -Edmund Phelps

Life is like the monkey bars: you have to let go to move forward. Once you make the decision to leap into entrepreneurship, be sure to loosen your grasp on old concepts so you can swing your way to new ones. -Leah Busque

Immigration is the ultimate entrepreneurship. -Sam Yagan

I'm not the smartest guy you've ever met, or the hardest-working. I was a mediocre student. I'm not technical at all – I can't write a word of code. What sets me apart, I think, is a tolerance for risk and an intuition about what will happen in the future. Seeing where things are headed is the essence of entrepreneurship. -Nick Hanauer

There is a saying in entrepreneurship that your early employees are all commandos. Commandos are people who can do almost everything well: emails, strategy, code, design. -Adeo Ressi

There are few people who exemplify the ideals of opportunity, entrepreneurship and commitment to the collective good than the great New Yorker and the face of the $10 bill, Alexander Hamilton. -Eric Schneiderman

In his musicals with Garland, Rooney was the sparkplug for prodigious entrepreneurship – that era's predecessor of the garage band, but with Gershwin tunes and an all-star cast. -Richard Corliss

I have worked on open Internet, speech, and entrepreneurship issues for years. -Marvin Ammori

Someone once described entrepreneurship to me as a series of happy accidents. -Kevin Systrom

I know it's a cliche, but I see myself as a citizen of the world. I was brought up in Switzerland by German and Turkish parents but I've very much grown up in San Francisco. I have a European sense of aesthetic, but I'm also deeply steeped in the notion of change and entrepreneurship that is associated with Silicon Valley. -Yves Behar

The good news about entrepreneurship is that your fate is in your hands. The bad news is that your fate is in your hands! -Guy Kawasaki

A country that cannot support entrepreneurship has no hope. -Lu Guanqiu

In general, the more entrepreneurs we have, the better off we will be because the economy is driven by small businesses and creative ideas… I'm really excited about what the future holds for women entrepreneurship and to be a small part of that by helping Kim Kardashian and Jessica Alba start their businesses. -Brian Lee

The trend in entrepreneurship is up, but an entrepreneur's ability to hire is down. -Sam Graves

Learning Gardens are outdoor classrooms, engaging learning environments where kids learn about math, science, entrepreneurship, and above all else, real food. -Kimbal Musk

I always wanted to do creative things, but I was really interested in entrepreneurship. My family comes from a very entrepreneurial culture, so business was always something I was interested in. -Imran Amed

Confidence, capital, and new markets fuel entrepreneurship and job-generating expansion of existing businesses. -Elaine Chao

To foster entrepreneurship, expansion and job creation, more leaders at all levels of government have to demonstrate some understanding of what it takes to build and grow businesses in the private sector. -Elaine Chao

Confidence, capital, and credit fuel entrepreneurship and economic expansion. -Elaine Chao

As I continue to believe that innovation and entrepreneurship are the key drivers to our economic future, it's frustrating to hear such little cogent discussion around it. -Brad Feld

That's the problem with so many organizations around entrepreneurship. They're driven by metrics that don't matter. -Brad Feld

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

Entrepreneurial education in grades K-12, if it exists at all, still focuses on teaching potential entrepreneurs small business entrepreneurship – the equivalent of 'how to run a lemonade stand.' -Steve Blank

The Columbia Startup Lab is a visible symbol of how the university is making entrepreneurship an integral part of all colleges at the university. -Steve Blank

The art of entrepreneurship and the science of Customer Development is not just getting out of the building and listening to prospective customers. It's understanding who to listen to and why. -Steve Blank

Policies to strengthen education and training, to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation, and to promote capital investment, both public and private, could all potentially be of great benefit in improving future living standards in our nation. -Janet Yellen

My daughter has no interest in succeeding me in the business. She is going towards social entrepreneurship, an area she is interested in. -Shiv Nadar

Unfettered, creative, and enthusiastic entrepreneurship is one of the hallmarks of American life, and it has allowed us to attract the best and brightest to this country. -Naveen Jain

I absolutely believe in the power of innovative entrepreneurship on every level. That's why I am exploring ways to improve our education system by making it as effective as a private tutor and as engaging as video games. -Naveen Jain

If you are passionate about entrepreneurship like I am, you too can instill this passion in your children. -Naveen Jain

I've given a lot of talks over the years on the subject of entrepreneurship. The first thing I find I have to do is to dispel the persistent myth that entrepreneurial success is all about innovative thinking and breakthrough ideas. -Naveen Jain

As a CEO, I want to show women that there are no limits to what they can achieve, whether through entrepreneurship, government, science or any path they choose, and there is plenty of room for women at the top. -Linda McMahon

I love entrepreneurship because that's what makes this country grow, and if I can help companies grow, I am creating jobs; I am setting foundations for future generations. It sends the message that the American Dream is alive and well. -Mark Cuban

As a profession, entrepreneurship breeds anything but balance. The highs can be stratospheric, and the lows can be crushing. -Lewis Howes

I'd like to open doors for underserved communities and minorities in entrepreneurship. -Troy Carter

I guess my view is I believe less governance is best governance and that government should not do what the free enterprise and private enterprise and indidividual entrepreneurship and the states can do. -John McCain

Blitzscaling is what you do when you need to grow really, really quickly. It's the science and art of rapidly building out a company to serve a large and usually global market, with the goal of becoming the first mover at scale. This is high-impact entrepreneurship. -Reid Hoffman

I think 'Settlers of Catan' is such a well-designed board game – it's the board game of entrepreneurship – that I made a knockoff called 'Startups of Silicon Valley.' It's literally – it's the same rules but just a different skin set to it. -Reid Hoffman

In a world with many blockchains and hundreds of tradable tokens built on top of them, entire industries are automated through software, venture capital and stock markets are circumvented, entrepreneurship is streamlined, and networks gain sovereignty through their own digital currency. This is the next phase of the Internet. -Olaf Carlson-Wee

For decades, technology entrepreneurship has been revered, and people like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk were heroes. -Brad Stone

When I took the entrepreneurship class at Stanford, the first lecture was about an entrepreneur and his personality. They described it as being different than a businessman, who is an overall scientific manager. -Phil Knight

Clearly, there is a gender imbalance when it comes to venture capital and entrepreneurship. -David Cohen

Our goal is simply to make entrepreneurship more accessible to everyone around the world throughout the entrepreneurial journey, from inspiration to IPO. -David Cohen

In Boulder entrepreneurship circles, there is a genuine desire to see others succeed and a general belief that karma matters. There's a sense that together we're building something here, and that we're all a meaningful part of it. -David Cohen

On paper, Emmanuel Macron should be a candidate tailor-made for young voters. He himself is young. He pushes for more entrepreneurship, modernization, and a loosening of regulations that prevent young workers from working as they please when they please. -Kristen Soltis Anderson

We need to be able to identify and support young people who demonstrate interest and aptitude in entrepreneurship and business creation and give them tools to follow this path throughout their educational experience. -Stephen A. Schwarzman

Education around entrepreneurship should start early, at secondary level, and be very robust by college level. -Stephen A. Schwarzman

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

From a personal standpoint, I consider myself much more of an accidental entrepreneur. I was involved in the entrepreneurship club at Harvard, but I heard of it only because it was new on campus. -Vivek Ramaswamy

Legal immigrants have been an engine of economic growth, innovation, and entrepreneurship on this continent for longer than we have been a nation. -Luis Gutierrez

Startup India is welcome for the economy, but it cannot be accompanied by 'Shut Up India' in society. What gives Startup India its strength is freedom of expression, thought, and dissent. You choke this, and you choke entrepreneurship. -Rahul Gandhi

Countries which favour openness and the mobility of skilled talent secure the development of more diverse and culturally rich work environments, a higher level of innovation, as well as entrepreneurship and wider international networks. -Alain Dehaze

Entrepreneurship is one of the most important drivers for job creation. Moreover, social entrepreneurship offers not only a path for young people to transform their own lives, but also a way to empower others. -Arancha Gonzalez

Wireless technology is creating entrepreneurship on a small scale that allows a single woman to set up a business in a small village or a single farmer or fisherman to access and disseminate market information in order to get the best price for their products. -Peggy Johnson

Cultivating a global incubator network would help people from all backgrounds bring creative ideas to market and launch startups that generate more jobs – and would also align to the growing interest among youth for entrepreneurship. -Tae Yoo

Under stable and incremental conditions, a free-market economy spurs entrepreneurship, ensures efficiency, and generates wealth. Those conditions no longer apply. -Johan Rockstrom

The key is to somehow find a way of tackling rent-seeking, crony capitalism, and corruption – legal and illegal – and build fairer, more equal society without compromising innovation or entrepreneurship. -Angus Deaton

You could say I was born into entrepreneurship. My grandmother, who was from Sierra Leone, was left to raise four children in the 1940s in a rural village in West Africa after becoming a young widow. To support her family, she made natural skin and hair care preparations and sold them primarily to missionaries and villagers. -Richelieu Dennis

Ensuring a better future for all South Africans will require increased access to higher education, a stronger and fairer labour market, deeper participation in regional markets, and a regulatory framework that fosters entrepreneurship and allows small businesses to thrive. -Jose Angel Gurria

A lot of entrepreneurship is seeing the future in a way that no one else sees it. Then, it becomes about execution and doing what it takes to succeed. -Stacy Brown-Philpot

In my experience, entrepreneurship tends to be kind of cumulative, like a layer cake. Taking some time away can make it hard to rev up. -Andrew Yang

The image of entrepreneurship as the province of the unprivileged and un-entitled – the Horatio Alger, rags to riches myth – flies in the face of reality. -Andrew Yang

There is a common and persistent belief out there that entrepreneurship is about creativity – that it's about having a great idea. But it's not, really. Entrepreneurship isn't about creativity. It's about organization-building – which, in turn, is about people. -Andrew Yang

For most students at universities around the country, studying entrepreneurship is a pleasant intellectual diversion, not a professional choice, path, or commitment. -Andrew Yang

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. With enough hustle, entrepreneurship opens doors to a world of opportunities. -Troy Carter

You may find it more relaxing to work with people just like you, but entrepreneurship is about finding new approaches to problems, and discomfort can be an important part of that process. -Sallie Krawcheck

I'm glad I didn't know how much patience entrepreneurship required. It took some time to turn that into a strength of mine, so that would've presented an obstacle when I was younger. -Reshma Saujani

I realized that the journey of entrepreneurship can often be a lonely one. Not everyone wants to believe in or support your vision, and every entrepreneur faces this moment of truth. It's hard to walk away but harder to persevere. -Naveen Tewari

I don't consider my competition to be companies but entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is the freedom to take your own decisions, and that's what we offer. -Naveen Tewari

Working 16-hour days to ensure that I can pay my bills has been a bulk of my entrepreneurship life. And on days when I don't, odds are I'm running to the airport. -Luvvie Ajayi

I have always been fascinated by entrepreneurship. -Caroline Ghosn

We are very committed to highlighting women succeeding in entrepreneurship or technology. -Caroline Ghosn

I'm concerned about what I see is the fetishization around entrepreneurship in Africa. It's almost like it's the next new liberal thing. Like, 'Don't worry that there's no power because, hey, you're going to do solar and innovate around that.' -Ory Okolloh

Technology is the perfect refuge for African capability stifled elsewhere by badly run governments and years of misplaced foreign aid. Ubiquitous connectivity in a world without legacy infrastructure, together with the potential to learn coding or anything else online, has allowed technology entrepreneurship to flourish. -Ory Okolloh

The crux of what makes a company Indian is its entrepreneurship. The management needs to be in India. -Bhavish Aggarwal

In tech entrepreneurship, even a lot of hack events tend to be overly commercial in that they're designed to produce companies. -Hilary Mason

As Oklahomans, we believe in bold entrepreneurship and good stewardship. -Scott Pruitt

I think of entrepreneurship as a way of creating value. -Martine Syms

One of the myths you see in entrepreneurship is that people have this dream one night, wake up the next morning, and start building it. It's actually much more of an iterative process. -John Collison

I was greatly inspired by my late father, who was a well-known name in the brewing industry. It was he who encouraged me to take the road less traversed and gave me the confidence to pursue my path of entrepreneurship. -Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Given the success rate, if you want to get wealthy, entrepreneurship is a horrible way of doing it. There are significantly easier ways of doing it. -Tobias Lutke

I founded Eventbrite when I was 25 and had exactly five professional years under my belt. Perspective was lacking; idealistic views were not. I really had no idea what I was getting myself into, and I'm beyond thrilled I took the leap from a comfortable corporate career into the abyss of founder-hood and entrepreneurship. -Julia Hartz

I think entrepreneurship is combining a passion with the tenacity to problem-solve and the fearlessness to fail. -Julia Hartz

A lot of the reason I wanted to become an entrepreneur and avoid working for others is that you get to create the world you want to live in and the company you want to work for, and I've loved that. It's a part of entrepreneurship that women should really embrace. -Caterina Fake

It is time to kickstart a new U.S. space transportation industry and time to spread that industry into space itself, leveraging our space station legacy to ignite imaginations and entrepreneurship so that we can move farther out, back to the Moon, out to the asteroids, and on to Mars. -Rick Tumlinson

NewSpace is everything we want in this nation: energy, entrepreneurship, and excitement that spurs education, innovation, and an enlightened approach to the future. -Rick Tumlinson

I came to Washington primarily to meet other entrepreneurs. That being said, I was also curious to hear how our federal government was thinking about entrepreneurship. -Neil Blumenthal

At its best, entrepreneurship creates jobs, solves problems, and galvanizes creative thinking. -Neil Blumenthal

If your work isn't mission-driven or emotionally resonant to you, it will be very hard to maintain passion and focus over a long period of time, which is critical in entrepreneurship. -Jennifer Hyman

I've found that entrepreneurship only gets harder every year, and as your team gets bigger, the stakes get higher. -Jennifer Hyman

Every single day, entrepreneurship has highs and lows, and you need to feel like you have a community around you. That is insanely important – to have a community of people around you lifting you up and who really know you. -Jennifer Hyman

All early entrepreneurs fall prey to the same problem, which is everyone believes that if you are super intense in the beginning, work long hours, that you can create something quickly and that entrepreneurship is almost something that happens overnight. -Jennifer Hyman

Because entrepreneurship is so hard and does take so long to build something great, you do have to build an environment that you yourself as an entrepreneur want to work in for the next 20 years. -Jennifer Hyman

No matter what people may think about American foreign policy, there is broad and overwhelming interest in engaging with the United States on issues related to entrepreneurship. People associate this promise with America, and that's an extraordinary asset for our country. -Ben Rhodes

You've got to have free markets with limited government, with the proper amount of regulation where you don't jam entrepreneurship. -John Schnatter

The fact that Skype was founded in Estonia, the fact that Skype had a successful exit, which meant that Estonia benefited in a major way, meant that entrepreneurship became legitimate. There were more than a thousand people who either worked or had worked at Skype who had seen what it takes to build a global business. -Taavet Hinrikus

I wanna make it cool for kids to get into tech, startups, and entrepreneurship – cooler than buying a bunch of jewelry. -21 Savage

Social entrepreneurship is like a butterfly, sucking honey from a flower, but the flower won't die. They're helping the flower to make pollination. -Arunachalam Muruganantham

When you talk about black entrepreneurship, you're talking about addressing the foundation of what's going on with our people when we don't have any financial power. Our basic needs aren't being met in a lot of cases, so there's no way we're going to be able to tap into our potential until we address those bottom-level base needs. -Nipsey Hussle

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