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OCTOBER 28, 2016

Caffeinating 100 Communities

This week, the 100th 1MC community launches in Waco, Texas.

OCTOBER 26, 2016

How Business Owners Get Their Companies: A Look at Founders, Purchasers, and Heirs

When looking at how entrepreneurs obtained their business, the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs shows the differences between entrepreneurs of different genders and races in how they came to own their companies.

OCTOBER 25, 2016

Children Ready for Kindergarten or Kindergarten Ready for 21st Century Learners?

As preschool moves into the continuum of the public education system, are the needs of 21st century learners being met?

OCTOBER 24, 2016

Kauffman Foundation Announces KC Accelerator Challenge

Request for Proposals to be issued during Global Entrepreneurship Week to support local venture accelerators

OCTOBER 24, 2016

Changing Capital: Emerging Trends in Entrepreneurial Finance

This report examines trends in entrepreneurial capital formation and considers their implications for entrepreneurs.

OCTOBER 24, 2016

Startup Financing Trends by Race: How Access to Capital Impacts Profitability

This briefing explores startup financing trends and how access and cost of capital impact profitability.

OCTOBER 18, 2016

A Great Early Start in Kansas City: Operation Breakthrough

Operation Breakthrough operates to meet emotional physical and academic needs of its children and families.

OCTOBER 17, 2016

Mayors Must Be Policy Entrepreneurs

In tackling America’s startup problem, mayors should emulate entrepreneurs themselves: be bold, move quickly and embrace new ideas.

OCTOBER 17, 2016

International Entrepreneur Rule: The Good, the Bad and the Unknown

The Kauffman Foundation gave feedback today on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s proposed International Entrepreneur Rule. The rule would allow certain immigrant entrepreneurs to remain in the United States for the purpose of operating and growing their startup.

OCTOBER 13, 2016

The Connectivity of Hip-Hop’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Connectivity, specifically, is never more evident than in hip-hop’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

OCTOBER 11, 2016

Amplify Success with Not Only College Readiness, But Career Readiness

Students with long-term goals, early exposure to career experiences and access to support, understand career readiness is so much more than holding a degree.

OCTOBER 10, 2016

The Economic Impact of High-Growth Startups

High-growth firms are a rare phenomenon in entrepreneurship that have a big impact on the economy. This Entrepreneurship Policy Digest offers insights on how to create fertile ground for growth.

OCTOBER 07, 2016

Want to be like Silicon Valley? Welcome Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Exploring how the percentage of immigrant entrepreneurs varies across states and metropolitan areas.

OCTOBER 06, 2016

Kauffman Compilation: Research on Immigration and Entrepreneurship

This fact sheet lists a range or research, articles and blog posts addressing immigration and entrepreneurship.

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