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    Education

    Ewing Kauffman believed that youth prepared to succeed in college will go on to lead productive, economically independent lives. In carrying out Mr. Kauffman's legacy, our education work focuses on access to high quality public school options and postsecondary opportunities intended to improve academic and life outcomes for lower income urban students in Kansas City.
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    Entrepreneurship

    Entrepreneurs are critical to the long-term health and prosperity of our economy and society. We work to advance entrepreneurship education and training efforts, to promote entrepreneurship-friendly policies, and to further understand what new firms need to start and grow.
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    Kansas City

    From our home in Kansas City, we work on initiatives that reach into our neighborhoods and around the world. We support important civic causes that enrich our community and improve the quality of life for all residents.
APRIL 23, 2015

Do You Have to Go to Harvard to Get the Best Entrepreneurship Education?

Kauffman researcher Alex Krause explores which universities are best for aspiring entrepreneurs seeking an MBA.

APRIL 22, 2015

The Importance of Collaboration: Lessons Learned from 1MC San Diego, California

Researcher Colin Tomkins-Bergh explores how 1 Million Cups works in larger cities and what we can learn from their program.

APRIL 20, 2015

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Cracking Down on Cyber Attacks

On Tuesday, the House Committee on Rules considers two pieces of legislation intended to enhance information sharing in the protection against hackers, cyber terrorists and other threats.

APRIL 20, 2015

White House Task Force Releases Recommendations on Immigration

A White House task force on immigration released an “initial strategic plan” last week to help strengthen existing pathways to naturalization and promote entrepreneurial growth.

APRIL 20, 2015

Gauging Impact: A Closer Look at Entrepreneurial Density

The effect of entrepreneurial density can be dramatic: when talented makers and innovators interact regularly, new successful ventures are likely to emerge.

APRIL 17, 2015

A Very Taxing Process

Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson explains why the conversation about taxes doesn't have to be only be about how high or low they should be. Reducing the complexity of taxes and how burdensome they are can open up more resources that entrepreneurs can use to accelerate their business.

APRIL 16, 2015

How to Organize 1 Million Cups in Smaller Cities: Lessons Learned from Georgetown, Delaware

Kauffman researcher Colin Tomkins-Bergh explores what's brewing in 1 Million Cups Georgetown, Delaware.

APRIL 15, 2015

Startup Dos and Don’ts for Finding Venture Capital

New Kauffman Founders School video series teaches entrepreneurs how to find, approach and negotiate with venture capitalists to secure funding that matches their business needs.

APRIL 15, 2015

Bennett Hypothesis 2.0 (part 1)

Kauffman Researcher Josh Russell explores an updated Bennett Hypothesis, dubbed the Bennett Hypothesis 2.0, and the affects its refinements may have in explaining how financial aid increases college tuition.

APRIL 14, 2015

Presentation at Facebook Headquarters: Building a Robust Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Presented @Facebook headquarters in Silicon Valley: Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix present insights from entrepreneurial networks on how to build robust entrepreneurship ecosystems

APRIL 13, 2015

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Tax Day Means Talk of Reform

More than half of the U.S. feels that their taxes are too high and with Tax Day falling on Wednesday this week, several congressional committees are picking up the discussion of tax reform.

APRIL 13, 2015

States Pursue Angel Tax Credits

More than half of U.S. states offer tax credits for early stage investors. Of course, the programs vary widely from state to state — some are successful and expanding, others are stagnant and expiring and still others that are desperately trying to introduce legislation to create them.

APRIL 13, 2015

Left Behind? The New Generation of Latino Entrepreneurs

Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch examines the growth of Latino-American entrepreneurs and the particular challenges they face.

APRIL 13, 2015

Learning to Take the Pulse of an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

When it comes to creating the conditions that allow entrepreneurs to thrive – that is, well-functioning entrepreneurial ecosystems – policymakers often wonder whether what they are seeking can be quantified.

APRIL 10, 2015

Call for Attendees: Midwest Entrepreneurship Research Workshop

Entrepreneurship researchers located in Kansas, Missouri, and surrounding states are invited to attend this conference and may present their research.

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