A Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Policy Digest looks at policy ideas at the federal, state and local levels for how to capture the economic benefits and growth that come from entrepreneurial immigrants.
This Entrepreneurship Policy Digest looks at policy ideas at the federal, state and local levels for how to capture the economic benefits and growth that come from entrepreneurial immigrants.
A Kauffman Founders School video series featuring Brad Feld teaches entrepreneurs how to build and configure boards that help their companies thrive.
Two national radio programs recently featured Kauffman Foundation Vice President of Research & Policy Dane Stangler for his expertise on the relationship between age and entrepreneurship.
Every entrepreneur is a little different, and some are very different. Given the uniqueness of any given venture, Chris Jackson explores what we mean when we say "entrepreneur."
Kauffman Foundation Vice President of Research & Policy Dane Stangler explains why the U.S. needs an entrepreneurial renewal and offers four things policymakers can do to help lead the way.
Last week marked the official beginning of the 114th Congress. This week, a number of committees hold organizational meetings to determine subcommittee structure and assignments as well as adopt rules that dictate the formal procedures the committee follows. Once these are determined, committee will begin holding hearings on a regular basis. One hearing slated to take place on the House side this week is in the Ways and Means Committee, now led by Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) who moves over from his role as chair of the House Budget Committee in the 113th Congress.
When asked what policymakers can do most for entrepreneurs, sometimes the response has been "get out of the way." That seems to be the overarching message of the latest report from the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation announced today the recipient of the 2015 Ewing Marion Kauffman Prize Medal for Distinguished Research and the recipients of the 2015 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship.
Today, members of Congress return to Washington--or in some cases, move in for the first time. The 114th Congress will formally be sworn in tomorrow and bring in a much-discussed Republican majority to the Senate while strengthening its hold on the House. Between the formal swearing in ceremony and some housekeeping issues, there aren't many committee hearings anticipated (a full schedule for the House has yet to be released).
Alicia Robb, Kauffman Foundation senior fellow, discusses success stories of women who have used crowdfunding, elements to be wary of, and the benefits of crowdfunding for women entrepreneurs, especially those in male-dominated industries.
2014 has been another year of prolific online content distribution for the Kauffman Foundation, which annually assesses what topics net the most attention as one way to gauge priorities among its entrepreneurship and youth education audiences.
Over the weekend, the U.S. Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill to temporarily fund the federal government--without taking action against President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration. The move comes just ahead of the formal conclusion of the 113th Congress. Members of the House left Washington late last week after passing the funding bill and the Senate is expected to wrap things up later today. The 114th Congress is scheduled to convene on January 6, 2015.
The past year brought us a number of developments on the entrepreneurship front including a new collection of research and reports, like the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity.
Kauffman Research Analyst Arnobio Morelix shares insights from data science conference at Facebook headquarters.
Senior Analyst Christopher Laubenthal takes a deeper dive on the difference between jobs and occupations, and how each changes (or doesn't) over time.
Kauffman Foundation Senior Fellow Alicia Robb features recent success stories in Boulder, Colorado, and highlights promising programs that seek to close the large, persistent gender gap in venture capital funding.
Several hot-button issues come into focus this week in Washington: the “CRomnibus” and the government shutdown, President Obama’s executive order on immigration and the “stupidity of the American voter” in passing the Affordable Care Act -- as well as drones, cybersecurity, the future of nuclear energy and retirement security.
Licensing limits the supply of practitioners in certain fields, thereby shifting the power from consumers to suppliers.
Kauffman Research Analyst Jordan Bell-Masterson explores how licensing is of decreasing importance in the age of Yelp!