Innovation

Highlights from the 2016 REER Conference

12/01/16   Recapping the 2016 REER Conference with reports on papers about non-competes, the entrepreneurial mindset, and how tough times shape future entrepreneurs.

A Great Early Start in Kansas City: Operation Breakthrough

10/18/16   Operation Breakthrough operates to meet emotional physical and academic needs of its children and families.

Innovative Solutions Driven By Community Influence

09/20/16   The Lean Lab’s 2016 Incubator Fellowship welcomes parents, students and teachers to impact education innovation.

PDE’s Last Call

08/15/16   Today is the final day that we publish the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship. As noted over the past few editions, the Kauffman Foundation will be consolidating its blog repertoire and those of us who write and contribute will be re-directing our thought pieces to updated platforms, including Kauffman’s own Growthology. 

Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Shifts to Growthology

08/15/16   Since 2003, the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship has landed in the inboxes of tens of thousands of subscribers each week, tracking the pulse of public policies and programs aimed at helping entrepreneurs and stimulating economic growth. During that time, not only has interest from policymakers and thought leaders increased significantly, but the discussions among them have evolved as well.

Everyone Has to Reinvent Themselves

08/12/16   Examining the entrepreneurial challenges and opportunities facing small towns

Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Shifting to Growthology

08/08/16   Since 2003, the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship has landed in the inboxes of tens of thousands of subscribers each week, tracking the pulse of public policies and programs aimed at helping entrepreneurs and stimulating economic growth. During that time, not only has interest from policymakers and thought leaders increased significantly, but the discussions among them have evolved as well.

Looking Back on 15 Popular PDE Posts

08/08/16   Next week, we will wrap up our last official edition of the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship with a look back to when it began and how it evolved through the years – and then the discussion shifts to Growthology. Since PDE launched, thousands of posts have been delivered to millions of inboxes, covering a wide range of topics and policy areas at all levels – local, state/regional, national and even global.

Promises and Challenges of Digital Disruption

08/01/16   One of the great drivers of innovation today is the promise of digital disruption of complex and regulated industries. Digital disruption is not only behind the public sector’s move toward open government and open data, but is also the rise of civic-centered startups that are changing the rules of the game for traditional industries. It is time for a new wave of policymaking that anticipates a whole new set of issues for policymakers.

PDE Shifting to Growthology

08/01/16   Since 2003, the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship has landed in the inboxes of tens of thousands of subscribers each week, tracking the pulse of public policies and programs aimed at helping entrepreneurs and stimulating economic growth. During that time, not only has interest from policymakers and thought leaders increased significantly, but the discussions among them have evolved as well.