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.

On The Hill: Startup Visas Can Positively Impact the Economy

07/23/14 Dane Stangler and Jason Wiens explain how a startup visa could create up to 1.6 million jobs and boost the economy by up to 1.5 percent.

New Kauffman Policy Digest Offers States Policy Alternatives that Spur Entrepreneurial Growth

06/11/14 Policy Digest points to strategies that can foster business creation rather than relocation to boost local economies

Entrepreneurship's Role in Economic Development

06/11/14 Culling ideas from Kauffman research and those developed at a recent Kauffman Foundation conference on state incentive programs, the Policy Digest offers the following strategies for how states can better foster entrepreneurship.

On Kansas.com: Young Firms Drive Kansas Job Creation

06/02/14 In a Wichita Eagle op-ed, Dane Stangler and Jason Wiens discuss the effects newer firms have on economic stability and job growth in Kansas.

ID8 Nation Tells Denver’s Story of Entrepreneurship

05/15/14 In-depth coverage of the region’s startup scene adds to the Kauffman Foundation’s digital portfolio of profiled entrepreneurial ecosystems across America

Increasing Expectations of an Improving Economy Keep Startup Business Owners’ Confidence High

04/30/14 Latest Kauffman/LegalZoom Quarterly Index shows continued optimism in business prospects and an increasing confidence in the economy.

On Forbes.com: Lessons from Founder Tweets

04/28/14 In this Forbes.com blog post, Kauffman researchers highlight insights gleaned from studying participants in the Kansas City 1 Million Cups entrepreneur program on Twitter.

On Marketplace: (Not So) Young Entrepreneurs

04/25/14 American Public Radio's Marketplace Morning Report sought out the Kauffman Foundation for insight into surveys about Millennial (those aged 18 to 34) entrepreneurs.

Kauffman Sketchbook Features Insights from the Founders of Warby Parker

04/22/14 Dave Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal share the story of collaboration between close friends to create and build an online alternative to overpriced eyewear.