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Making the Most of Creativity
A conversation with Dale Dougherty, editor and publisher of MAKE, and general manager of the Maker Media division of O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Expediting University Startups: A Step Toward Advancing America’s Prosperity
Our nation’s universities produce some of the most important basic and applied research in the world, contributing to America’s competitiveness and prosperity in the global economy. University spinoff companies have the potential to become high-growth firms, in some cases creating entire new industries that not only change our lives but also generate hundreds of thousands of jobs.
Innovation that Matters
Nicholas Donofrio, Kauffman Senior Fellow and retired executive vice president of Innovation and Technology, IBM, believes the innovations that matter now are the ones that unlock the hidden value that exists at the intersection of deep knowledge of a problem and intimate knowledge of a market.
Expect More -- Do More
In an article published in the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science and Technology, Kauffman Foundation General Counsel John Tyler exposes the absent and weak links between vision, policies and practices of universities and federal policy for advancing innovations.
Building Interest in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Among European Foundations
Karen Wilson, Kauffman Senior Fellow, interviews individuals at three leading foundations in
Europe that have been active in promoting entrepreneurship.
Based in Kansas City, Missouri, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation was established by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman. The Kauffman Foundation's vision is to foster "a society of economically independent individuals who are engaged citizens, contributing to the improvement of their communities." In service of this vision, and in keeping with our founder's wishes, we focus our grant making and operations on two areas: advancing entrepreneurship and improving the education of children and youth.
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