The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship® (USASBE) is the largest independent academic organization in the world dedicated to advancing the discipline of entrepreneurship. As leaders in the emerging discipline of entrepreneurship, our members are making an impact on how we think about, conduct research on, design public policy around, and interact with entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial ventures. USASBE is built around four pillars that guide the ongoing development of our organization. The pillars include: entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurship research, entrepreneurship outreach, and public policy. By fostering advances in each of these areas, we support the development of entrepreneurship educators who will in turn create the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Impact and Influence
With nearly 1000 members, USASBE represents over 430 colleges and universities across the United States and the globe; our members influence nearly 500,000 students, alumni, and entrepreneurs. USASBE is the network advancing the art of entrepreneurship education. We are proud to announce that for 2011, USASBE has members among the faculty at 23 of the 25 Top Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs and 22 of the 25 Top Graduate Entrepreneurship Programs announced in the recent entrepreneurship rankings from Entrepreneur and The Princeton Review.