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1 Million Cups

A weekly educational and networking program founded by the Kauffman Foundation that strives to engage entrepreneurs in their communities.

Main Street Entrepreneurship Activity Ramps Up Nationwide and in Most States and Metros, Annual Kauffman Index Reports

The nation as a whole and most states and metros are experiencing higher rates of small business activity, according to the 2016 Kauffman Index of Main Street Entrepreneurship.

Caffeinating 100 Communities

This week, the 100th 1MC community launches in Waco, Texas.

The Connectivity of Hip-Hop’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Connectivity, specifically, is never more evident than in hip-hop’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

How Cities can Become Better Than the Next Silicon Valley

This guest post is the first in a series by Kauffman Foundation grantees and other partners sharing insights on entrepreneurship diversity and inclusion.

Startup Activity in America -- A Look at Startup Policy and the Kauffman Index

Policy Director Jason Wiens and Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix share presentations and findings around the Kauffman Index of Startup Activity and what policymakers can do to affect it

Ag Tech and Flood Response is shaping Cedar Rapids Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Entrepreneurial growth and scale since the Great Recession will undoubtedly be hot topics at the Mayor's Summit

Everyone Has to Reinvent Themselves

Examining the entrepreneurial challenges and opportunities facing small towns

Startup Activity on the Rebound, Annual Kauffman Index Reports

More people are being drawn to entrepreneurship by opportunity than by necessity; the startup gender gap has narrowed. Despite the large short-term increases, entrepreneurship remains in long-term decline.

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.