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?
At the Kauffman Foundation, we know that if our work is to make any difference, we must start by looking within.
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.
Kauffman’s data play dual roles in generating more research and in helping the Foundation make programmatic decisions.
Kauffman research is increasingly pointing to the importance of location to entrepreneurship.
State leaders need better information to avoid unexpected budget challenges, identify programs that are effective, and modify or end programs that do not achieve their intended purpose.
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.
11/19/14 Kauffman Foundation Research Director E.J. Reedy discusses why NETS is a great resource for scholars needing annual employment and revenue information on private businesses in the United States over time.
11/06/14 After a hiatus to refresh content and direction, the Kauffman Foundation is re-launching the "Data Maven" and "Growthology" blogs that explore entrepreneurship and education trends and research.
11/03/14 At last! Randomized control trials (established in medicine and many other fields) are now being used more routinely within the study of entrepreneurship and innovation. Kauffman Foundation Director E.J. Reedy explores the slow uptake and emerging opportunities for this new means of data collection.
10/27/14 A healthy dose of confidence is one of the most important traits that any entrepreneur can have
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