After a brief return to Washington following the midterm elections earlier this month, Members of Congress have returned home this week for Thanksgiving recess.
As it has for each November since 2008, Global Entrepreneurship Week has unleashed a huge ground swell of events and competitions around the world, raising awareness and rallying support for entrepreneurs along with the polices and programs that help them start and scale new firms. But while the cacophony has begun to fade, it is becoming increasingly apparent that the momentum generated during GEW continues to resonate well into the coming year.
In this Forbes.com blog post, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Dane Stangler, who leads the Kauffman Foundation’s Research and Policy program, highlight key themes that arose out of the 2014 Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship that focused on the maker movement.
The future of American growth is in the hands of women, says a new Kauffman Foundation study released on Women's Entrepreneurship Day during Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Kauffman Foundation Research Director E.J. Reedy discusses why NETS is a great resource for scholars needing annual employment and revenue information on private businesses in the United States over time.
This new paper suggests that accelerating female entrepreneurship could have the same positive effect on the U.S. economy that the large-scale entry of women into the labor force had during the 20th century.
Senior Data Analyst Christopher Laubenthal highlights several states finding efficiencies partnering with researchers to improve understanding of their education systems.
Kauffman Founders School Live offers "Q&A: Mastering the Unpredictable" a free, livestreamed presentation on Nov. 19, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. EST.
Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.
Mayors and entrepreneurship experts convene to share best practices about promoting startup activity and to discuss ways to encourage entrepreneurship in their cities.
The Foundation is proud to sponsor Chicago Ideas Week, which brings together hundreds of the world’s brightest thought leaders to inspire, connect and activate the city of Chicago and beyond.