Following a one-year pilot program in two Kansas City schools, City Year Kansas City officially kicked off in five schools in September 2016, making it City Year’s 27th site. The Kauffman Foundation partnered with a coalition of local community supporters to help bring the program to Kansas City.
While the gender gap persists, the average revenue of female-owned firms is on the rise.
Enabling more women to become entrepreneurs and to open small businesses is one way we can help women succeed economically, helping their families and their communities.
Inequality has taken prominence as a pressing political issue, both in the United States and around the world. What role does entrepreneurship play in removing barriers to our collective economic security? Where does entrepreneurship break down the forces of inequality, where does it exacerbate them, and how can policy shape it into a more powerful force for economic independence?
This guest post is the first in a series by Kauffman Foundation grantees and other partners sharing insights on entrepreneurship diversity and inclusion.
Two takeaways from the Creative Corridor
The Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs provides a timely, more frequent socio-economic portrait of the nation’s employer businesses by gender, ethnicity, race and veteran status.
If we accept that entrepreneurs are born, are we accepting the uneven distribution of entrepreneurial activity?
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
This fact sheet lists a range or research, articles and blog posts addressing the gender gap in entrepreneurship.
The right incentives can go a long way towards successful entrepreneurship. How does a functional, healthy labor market help entrepreneurs?
The majority of U.S. states and largest metropolitan areas experienced an increase in new business creation
Entrepreneurial growth and scale since the Great Recession will undoubtedly be hot topics at the Mayor's Summit
We support large-scale initiatives that complement the Foundation's core Education and Entrepreneurship work.
As Millennials are becoming an increasing part of the adult population; how does the platform economy impact their path to economic independence?
Since 2003, the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship has landed in the inboxes of tens of thousands of subscribers each week, tracking the pulse of public policies and programs aimed at helping entrepreneurs and stimulating economic growth. During that time, not only has interest from policymakers and thought leaders increased significantly, but the discussions among them have evolved as well.
Today is the final day that we publish the Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship. As noted over the past few editions, the Kauffman Foundation will be consolidating its blog repertoire and those of us who write and contribute will be re-directing our thought pieces to updated platforms, including Kauffman’s own Growthology.
Examining the entrepreneurial challenges and opportunities facing small towns