Places that attract and support innovative entrepreneurs are building vibrant startup ecosystems that can spur the economic growth, create jobs, and build healthy communities.
When Victor Hwang, vice president of Entrepreneurship, came to the Kauffman Foundation, it became very clear to him that there was a renewal happening in the heartland.It’s important to witness this grassroots resurgence first hand. We need to listen to the entrepreneurs who are making things happen in their communities. We want to hear their stories of how they are fighting day after day to build great businesses in the new economy and what barriers stand in their way. And we want to find out how a community can foster and support the entrepreneurial spirit.
A weekly educational and networking program founded by the Kauffman Foundation that strives to engage entrepreneurs in their communities.
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.
This week, the 100th 1MC community launches in Waco, Texas.
Connectivity, specifically, is never more evident than in hip-hop’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
This guest post is the first in a series by Kauffman Foundation grantees and other partners sharing insights on entrepreneurship diversity and inclusion.
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
Entrepreneurial growth and scale since the Great Recession will undoubtedly be hot topics at the Mayor's Summit
Examining the entrepreneurial challenges and opportunities facing small towns
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.
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