National Entrepreneur's Day timeline
November declared as National Entrepreneurship Month
President Barack Obama declares November as National Entrepreneurship Month.
Shark Tank debuts
The hit ABC reality show features aspiring entrepreneurs who present their business ideas to top investors (sharks) and seek funding.
Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne begin the Apple Computer Company on April Fool's Day — one day before releasing their first computer.
French economist coins the term
Jean-Baptiste Say: “The entrepreneur shifts economic resources out of an area of lower and into an area of higher productivity and greater yield.”
National Entrepreneur's Day FAQs
What can I sell for Entrepreneur's Day?
Who are famous entrepreneurs?
What does entrepreneurship mean?
Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching, and running a new business, while an entrepreneur is the specific person operating the business.
National Entrepreneur's Day Activities
Check out an event highlighting local business owners
Attending local markets, pop-up shops, or industry events are a great way to get in touch with what’s developing in your city. Not to mention, it’s a fun way to network.
Bring your idea to life
Thinking of a possible business idea? Start researching competing companies or similar businesses in your city and test out the possibility of success!
Give a shout-out on social media
Whether you know an entrepreneur and want to celebrate their accomplishments, or admire an industry leader for their work, help spread the word about National Entrepreneur's Day and why it’s a day we all can celebrate.
Why We Love National Entrepreneur's Day
It creates jobs
The more the merrier when it comes to employment, and as more small businesses form, more jobs become available.
It heals the economy
Entrepreneurs create millions of jobs and pay taxes on sold goods, employees, and imported goods. Tax revenues help everyone (theoretically).
It encourages creative problem solving
Entrepreneurship sparks creative innovations to improve the quality of an existing service or product, or invent something entirely new. Either way — the result serves the greater good of consumers and the marketplace.