I grew up in a lower-middle-class family in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and I never once thought I wouldn’t be able to start and own my own business. That was a right that I had as an American. Entrepreneurship is not exclusive and cannot be only for the privileged. New small businesses have long been the vehicle for economic advancement for the middle class, and as I outline in, we need to bridge our country’s current entrepreneurial opportunity gap to resuscitate our middle class.
Forbes: How Does Entrepreneurship Benefit The Middle Class?