Entrepreneur Demographics

Taking a close look at subsets of entrepreneurs according to gender, age, ethnicity, location, industry and background offers an essential view of how a population's characteristics and makeup influence its success.

Women's Entrepreneurship Has Potential to Create Tailwind for U.S. Economic Growth

11/19/14 The future of American growth is in the hands of women, says a new Kauffman Foundation study released on Women's Entrepreneurship Day during Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Sources of Economic Hope: Women's Entrepreneurship

11/19/14 In 1948, the gap in labor force participation between American men and women was 54 percentage points—only one-third of American women were officially counted as in the labor force.

On Forbes: Narrowing the Gender Gap in the VC World

11/12/14 In this Forbes.com article, Alicia Robb, senior fellow, offers insights and experiences from women tech entrepreneurs on the key challenge of funding.

New Kauffman ‘Thoughtbook’ Explores Ideas That Drive Progress through Education, Entrepreneurship

11/12/14 First-time digital format features dozens of essays, interviews, photos and videos by Foundation leaders, associates and experts engaged in areas related to Kauffman’s mission

Kauffman Foundation Economists Revive Two Popular Blogs

11/06/14 After a hiatus to refresh content and direction, the Kauffman Foundation is re-launching the "Data Maven" and "Growthology" blogs that explore entrepreneurship and education trends and research.

How Much Does Coding Literacy Matter

10/27/14 Code--the lingua franca of the technology generation

The Golden Years Are Here At Last

10/20/14 Encore entrepreneurs are shifting the paradigm of “retirement” in our society.

Kansas City Fed Establishes Census Research Data Center

10/15/14 The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, as part of a consortium consisting of the Kauffman Foundation, the University of Kansas, the University of Kansas Medical Center, the University of Missouri and the University of Missouri-Kansas City, announces the establishment of a new research data center (RDC) that will provide researchers with access to high-quality data for analysis of the U.S. economy and public policy issues.

New Kauffman Sketchbook Debunks Four Persistent Myths about Entrepreneurship

09/16/14 Dane Stangler, Kauffman Foundation vice president of Research & Policy, discusses four persistent myths about entrepreneurship in the latest installment of the Kauffman Sketchbook video series.