This series will explore where the state of research stands, what has been concretely proven to work, where the gaps of knowledge lay and what we as educators, entrepreneurs, policy makers and researchers can do to fill them.
Join Kauffman Founders School and the U.S. Small Business Administration as we discuss why every entrepreneur needs a mentor.
Kauffman Foundation Director of Research and Policy E.J. Reedy addresses members of the U.S. House of Representatives regarding the role of entrepreneurship in creating economic opportunities for Americans.
The Kauffman Foundation addresses the House of Representatives to discuss several areas of federal policy that can strengthen the entrepreneurial environment.
Since 2010, when President Barack Obama presided over the first Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Washington, D.C., it has expanded to a global event, subsequently hosted by the governments of Muslim majority nations, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Morocco. This past weekend, the focus shifted to Africa as the U.S. president travelled to Nairobi where he joined Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on stage for GES 2015.
As the research -- and buzz -- accumulates over the power of startup ecosystems, government officials at all levels are increasingly looking for ways to spur their growth. A new policy brief from the OECD outlines how policymakers can help fuel the growth of networks to help entrepreneurs -- particularly those among under-represented groups such as women and youth -- start and scale new firms.
With August recess looming, members of the Federal Communications Commission make a couple of appearances on Capitol Hilll this week.
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Director of Research and Policy E.J. Reedy will address members of the U.S. House of Representatives regarding the role of entrepreneurship in creating economic opportunities for Americans.
Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson connects the dots that show how occupational licensing is a barrier that hinders economic mobility.
Co-sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the one-hour chat will discuss the importance of mentors for Millennial entrepreneurs.
Kauffman researcher Emily Fetsch shares the first of a four part series on Native American entrepreneurship.
Presentation and pitch coach Nathan Gold offers techniques entrepreneurs can use to turn Q&A sessions into opportunities.
Firms that don't survive in perpetuity are not necessarily failures. There are many reasons entrepreneurs may exit their venture.
Tax incentives—often used to attract or retain existing businesses—aren’t always the best way to stimulate economic growth.
Part 3 of the 3 part series on "American Capitalism - Toward a New History." University of Maryland, Baltimore County assistant professor, Christy Ford Chapin discusses how the U.S. economy has transitioned from industrial capitalism to finance capitalism since WWII.
The lack of women entrepreneurs is not just a gender issue — it’s an economic issue.
Our new Entrepreneurship Policy Digest explores barriers to women entrepreneurs and offers five policy recommendations to address the gender gap.
With only a couple weeks left before Washington turns into a ghost town for August, there are a number of committee hearings on tap this week. Simplifying tax burdens for entrepreneurs and small business owners is at the top of the list.
Crowdfunding has captured the public’s attention and support and to date more than 16 states across the United States now offer state-based crowdfunding. But as regulators work on rule modernization, we should be careful to balance the exuberance with clarity around different types of crowdfunding and precision around what we are trying to accomplish.
Kauffman FastTrac presents author Dorie Clark in a three-part video series and Twitter chat beginning July 23.