Teaching Entrepreneurship

Bringing entrepreneurs together for weekly meetings, offering them practical classroom instruction and online curriculum, and making them aware of the resources in their communities can make a difference in the businesses they launch and lead.

Kauffman Founders School Twitter Chat | Starting Up: What You Need to Know

03/31/15 - 03/31/15 Join Kauffman Founders School and the U.S. Small Business Administration to discuss tools, resources, and opportunities available to budding entrepreneurs.

Innovation Fund America

Launched in 2012 to position select community colleges around the nation to find, fund, and mentor innovative local startups with the potential to grow.

New Kauffman Sketchbook Illustrates the Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs

03/18/15 Amy Wilkinson, author of "The Creator’s Code," shares skills that the creators of game-changing companies such as Chipotle, Dropbox and eBay have used to build their enterprises.

Kauffman Emerging Scholars Initiative

02/23/15 Kauffman researcher Alex Krause overviews the Kauffman Emerging Scholars Initiative for her blog series on the same subject.

Kauffman Foundation Simplifies Search for Current Entrepreneurship Research with Launch of StateoftheField.org

02/19/15 This custom-built tool provides an up-to-date single resource for anyone seeking the most current data on entrepreneurship topics.

1 Million Cups

A weekly educational and networking program founded by Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation that strives to engage entrepreneurs in their communities.

Kauffman Founders School eBook Offers Insights from Entrepreneurs Who Put it All on the Line

01/29/15 Prospective entrepreneurs can learn from the experiences of seven company founders who persevered through hardship to start their own ventures

Startup Expert Brad Feld Advises Entrepreneurs How to Build a Powerful Board in New Kauffman Founders School Series

01/21/15 A Kauffman Founders School video series featuring Brad Feld teaches entrepreneurs how to build and configure boards that help their companies thrive.

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.