Using the metropolitan areas of St. Louis and Kansas City, this paper provides insights into how regions can accelerate momentum and increase their return on investments in entrepreneur development.
Business startup activity trudged slightly upward in 2016, continuing a three-year ascension and reaching pre-Recession levels, according to the 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity, released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Hear the stories of how entrepreneurs are fighting day after day to build great businesses in the new economy and what barriers stand in their way.
To address a variety of demographic, socioeconomic and geographic barriers standing in the way of entrepreneurs, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation today announced a Request for Proposals for its newly launched Inclusion Open grant program.
Arnobio Morelix, senior research analyst at the Kauffman Foundation, discusses the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship.
Victor Hwang, Kauffman Foundation vice president of Entrepreneurship, notes the contributions entrepreneurs make to their communities and invites people to join the Zero Barriers to Startup movement.
See what happens when more than 150 policymakers, entrepreneurs and thought leaders work together to solve challenges facing startups today.
The 8th annual State of Entrepreneurship Address discussed the resurgence of entrepreneurship in the United States, but also that three megatrends must be taken into account to reverse the longer term decline of startups.
After a long hangover from the Great Recession, entrepreneurship is finally rebounding in the United States, according to the 8th Annual Kauffman Foundation State of Entrepreneurship Address held in Washington today.
If we truly believe that everyone has a fundamental right to turn an idea into an economic reality, regardless of who you are or where you're from, with zero barriers in the way, then we must be willing to fight for that right.
Victor Hwang will propose a new approach to reversing this decline that focuses on supporting the entrepreneurs who create opportunity, wealth and jobs in the United States.
The Kansas City Connector Project provides the opportunity to identify and recognize the often-unsung individuals as well as traditional leaders who all have the ability to create and influence change.
Entrepreneurs present their companies to an audience of mentors, advisers, and fellow entrepreneurs in cities around the country.
What is entrepreneurship? It's one word, but can mean something different to many different people. I dive into a few of the different perspectives, and open the discussions to others.
Kauffman Entrepreneurship Scholars Awards inspire young researchers to study entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship fellowship program seeks high-growth startups interested in hiring recent college graduates from around the country
With the support of the Kauffman Foundation, Venture for America will send recent college graduates to contribute to high-growth startups in Kansas City.