Can strengthening entrepreneurship in post-conflict countries help prevent future violence? And, how are women in post-conflict countries specifically equipped to benefit from entrepreneurship?
Jason Wiens provides testimony to Milton Marks “Little Hoover” Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy
Jason Wiens, Policy Director at the Kauffman Foundation, provided testimony to the California Little Hoover Commission on the barriers occupational licensing poses to entrepreneurship.
Scholars attend more than 65 universities across the country
Aaron North, Kauffman's vice president of Education, discusses the opportunity presented by hundreds of Kauffman Scholars coming home with college degrees.
In late December, Congress temporarily extended a 25 year old initiative called the EB-5 "Immigrant Investor" program that is intended to attract wealthy foreign investors to the U.S. to back promising new startups – and provide jobs for Americans. While the program generated more than $5 billion in investment between 2005 and 2013, it hasn’t been so successful at translating that into jobs. This week, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary examines the EB-5 Regional Centers that account for 95% of all EB-5 capital.
Remember the Washington Consensus? After years of false starts and dead ends in solving development challenges, new formulas now incorporate bold entrepreneurial components. The result is that for the first time in many decades, ending extreme poverty is less of an elusive goal.
Jason Wiens, policy director for the Kauffman Foundation will be providing testimony later this week for a California state commission about how occupational licensing laws can stifle startups and prevent them from reaching their full potential.
1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee.
Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson expands on a common theme at Growthology; talent. Are the lavish benefits high tech and other companies provide for their best and brightest keeping workers happy?
It began with this one question: Why are boys falling behind in school?
Tax incentives do not create new jobs because young, high-growth firms begun by entrepreneurs create jobs. Entrepreneurs beginning young, high growth firms care less about tax breaks than they do for proximity to talent, capital and the amenities of urban living.
There’s a lot to talk about when it comes to education issues. Now there’s a new place to talk about them.
Aaron North, Kauffman's vice president of Education, talks about the impact of two emails he received last year.
Kauffman Research & Policy Director Yas Motoyama examines whether the United States is unique in its supportive entrepreneurship culture.