Entrepreneurial Finance

The funding landscape for entrepreneurs includes a wide range of financing options from bootstrapping to venture capital and raises questions about equity ownership for startups.

Startup Dos and Don’ts for Finding Venture Capital

04/15/15 New Kauffman Founders School video series teaches entrepreneurs how to find, approach and negotiate with venture capitalists to secure funding that matches their business needs.

3 Emerging Trends in the Accelerator Model

04/08/15 Kauffman researcher Colin Tomkins-Bergh highlights 3 emerging trends in the accelerator model: Evolving Upstream, Expanding Scope of Services, and Growth of Corporate Accelerators.

Kauffman @ SXSW: 4 Insights from the Fastest Growing Companies in America

03/17/15 Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix presents research findings about fastest growing companies in the U.S. at SXSW

How Much Do Taxes Affect Startup Investment Incentives?

03/09/15 Taxes create a wedge between what a new venture earns and what investors receive, boosting the hurdle rate that must be met in order to attract funding. But how much?

The Many Flavors of Crowdfunding

02/19/15 Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson takes a look at how crowdfunding has become part of the menu of financing options for entrepreneurs and how the different types of crowdfunding achieve different goals.

4 Insights from the Fastest Growing Companies in America: the Kansas City Experience

01/29/15 Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix shares on insights from the fastest growing companies in the United States.

The Best States and Cities for Crowdfunding

10/27/14 How the Small Business Crowdfunding Index is helping shape entrepreneurial ventures

Confidence Slips for Entrepreneurs

10/27/14 A healthy dose of confidence is one of the most important traits that any entrepreneur can have

Dollars Flowing to Entrepreneurs

10/19/14 A couple of new quarterly data sets from the venture capital industry and angel investors suggest that entrepreneurs are having an easier time finding capital in 2014.

An Entrepreneurial Renaissance

09/22/14 Congressman Steve Chabot of Ohio talks about how federal policies could clear the way for an entrepreneurial renaissance in America -- looking at access to capital, talent and approaches to remove barrier to entrepreneurship.