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Entrepreneurship and the American Idea

Kauffman's Dane Stangler explores the idea of entrepreneurship and the American Idea, in preparation for our celebration of 250 years of innovation in the U.S.

Three Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About and Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship

Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix shares three facts you (probably) didn't know about venture capital and entrepreneurship

EDA Adds $5 Million to i6 Challenge Competition

The U.S. Economic Development Administration added an extra $5 million to its i6 Challenge for 2016 -- bringing the total dollars available through the program to $13 million. The i6 Challenge competition helps regions build capacity through creation and expansion of cluster-focused proof-of-concept and commercialization programs.

The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship

The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship brings mayors and entrepreneurship experts together to discuss ways to promote startup activity and encourage higher levels of entrepreneurship in their cities.

Following Through: Putting Good Ideas in Action

Last week, I wrote about the real sense of economic stagnancy many Americans feel and some ways in which policy focused on entrepreneurship can create broad-based, inclusive economic growth. But great ideas are not worth much if they cannot be implemented.

The 2016 State of Entrepreneurship Address in 21 Tweets

Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix shares themes from the State of Entrepreneurship in America Address through tweets

Entrepreneurship Can Give the Recovery a Second Wind

By all accounts, the 2016 presidential campaign has thus far been anything but ordinary. An unconventional candidate with no record of public service has built broad support and a “Democratic socialist” who advocates higher taxes, free college tuition, and more and better paying jobs is giving the presumptive Democratic Party nominee a run for her money.

Crowdfunding on the Rise in Emerging Economies

Barriers to entrepreneurship continue to fall, leading to a democratization of entrepreneurship. Startup success no longer requires a Silicon Valley zip code in the U.S. -- or even residence in a strong, developed nation. A new report highlights global crowdfunding developments of 2015 and forecasts an increase of more than 50 percent over the next 12 months.

MIT Report Illustrates Impact on Global Entrepreneurship

Just how much impact can one university have on the global economy. Apparently, quite a bit. A new December 2015 study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reports that MIT's alumni entrepreneurs generate annual revenues of roughly $1.9 trillion.

Kauffman Foundation Awards New Grants to Bolster KC Metro-Area Entrepreneurship Growth

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has announced four new grants totaling more than $1 million to local not-for-profit organizations that serve the area’s existing and aspiring entrepreneurs.