Startup Survival, Failure and Growth

New ventures are more likely to fail than they are to succeed. What do we know about startup survival, failure and growth that can turn the odds in favor of the entrepreneur?

The Creator's Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs

02/26/15 The Creator’s Code by Amy Wilkinson, a strategic advisor to startups and large corporations alike, unlocks the six essential skills that turn intriguing ideas into enduring enterprises.

A Reflection of Entrepreneurs in Pop Culture: The Celebritization of Entrepreneurs

02/26/15 Kauffman researcher Colin Tomkins-Bergh explores the current entrepreneurship zeitgist and its potential implications on potential and young entrepreneurs.

Aging and Rising Generations May Be the Future of Entrepreneurship, According to Latest Kauffman Policy Digest

02/25/15 According to a new Entrepreneurship Policy Digest, the two biggest demographic developments in America today—the aging of boomers and the maturation of millennials—could have a positive influence on the economy if public policy helps them reach their entrepreneurial potential.

Demographic Trends Will Shape the Future of Entrepreneurship

02/25/15 Changing demographic trends are altering the American economic landscape in ways that will affect the economy for years to come. The aging of Boomers and the emergence of Millennials are two of the biggest demographic developments in America today.

Access to Credit Remains a Challenge for Entrepreneurs Despite Improving Economy

02/23/15 Annual Kauffman Foundation/LegalZoom survey of startup owners reveals an increasingly favorable entrepreneurial environment even with lingering credit issues

10 Years to Overnight Success and The Creator’s Code

02/17/15 Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix explores the findings on Amy Wilkinson's new book The Creator's Code

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.

Entrepreneurship: New Directions for a New Era

As one of just a handful of private foundations with an emphasis in entrepreneurship, Kauffman has felt called to re-think its program strategies, for two reasons.

Mapping Our Future

At the Kauffman Foundation, we know that if our work is to make any difference, we must start by looking within.

Kansas City Startup Village: Sparking Innovation Through Entrepreneurial Density

Boosted by Google Fiber, the Kansas City Startup Village is committed to growing a community of startups and providing support for entrepreneurial growth across the Kansas City metro area.