State of Entrepreneurship 2014
For the past four years, the Kauffman Foundation has held a State of Entrepreneurship Address to examine issues critical to the growth of new and young firms. This week, Kauffman President and CEO
Tom McDonnell will present the state of entrepreneurship in America and kick off the Foundation's "America's New Entrepreneurial Growth Agenda," which will highlight recommendations
for more prosperity.
The fifth annual address is
streaming live from the National Press Club in Washington, DC on Wednesday, February 12, starting at 12 noon EST.
2013 State of Entrepreneurship Address offered a collection of policy recommendations to increase the flow of capital to potential high-growth firms through equity financing, public markets and debt financing.
Following McDonnell's presentation, an engaging discussion moderated by Engine co-founder
Josh Mendelsohn will feature "Washington Wonks" pitching their best policy ideas for entrepreneurial growth to a collection of "Policy Pundits." Viewers will vote for their favorite.
The Washington Wonks
Donald Marron, director of Economic Policy Initiatives, Urban Institute
Will Marshall, founder and president, Progressive Policy Institute
Megan McArdle, columnist, Bloomberg View, and author of The Up Side of Down
The Policy Pundits
Bo Cutter, senior fellow and director of the Next American Economy Project, Roosevelt Institute
Rana Foroohar, assistant managing editor and columnist, Time
Christopher Schroeder, entrepreneur, venture investor, and author of Startup Rising
Noon EST: State of Entrepreneurship Address
12:15 p.m. EST: Break for Luncheon
12:45 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST: Panel Discussion and Audience Vote
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