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OCTOBER 13, 2015

The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship

The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship brings mayors and entrepreneurship experts together to discuss ways to promote startup activity and encourage higher levels of entrepreneurship in their cities.

OCTOBER 13, 2015

Research in Demand: Data from Kauffman Emerging Scholars

With a new tool to track papers, usages, and other metrics on our Kauffman Emerging Scholars, we decided to look at each cohort of past dissertation fellows to see how many publications and impacts each group has made.

OCTOBER 12, 2015

Insights from the Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference

Highlights of 3 papers presented at the 2015 Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference.

OCTOBER 12, 2015

The 2015 Mayors Conference in 13 Tweets

Read Twitter highlights from the 2015 Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship in Albuquerque, New Mexico

OCTOBER 09, 2015

Enabling Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Inspired by research on the importance of entrepreneurship for sustained economic growth and improved wellbeing, many governments and non-governmental grant-making organizations have sought over the past decade to implement policies and programs intended to support entrepreneurs

OCTOBER 09, 2015

Crowdfunding and Follow-On Investments

Guest author, Sunil Wattal of Temple University, discusses his study which seeks to answer the question: Does the identification of prior investors lead to greater follow-on investment in a new venture in equity-based crowdfunding?

OCTOBER 08, 2015

Disruption of Workforce Standards in the New Platform Era

Technology platforms are changing the way we do things every day. But how is it changing the way we work? The Institute for the Future organization brought together a group of policymakers, practitioners, researchers, and funders to ask ourselves how we can better prepare ourselves for these changes at the Positive Platforms for a Workable Future convening.

OCTOBER 08, 2015

The Atlantic Entrepreneurial Community: Challenges and Trends

A field report on the challenges and trends for the Atlantic entrepreneurial community.

OCTOBER 07, 2015

Fifteen Entrepreneurs Selected as Semifinalists in the Kauffman Foundation’s ‘One in a Million’ Startup Competition

Fifteen entrepreneurs from nine states ranging from Oregon to Florida have been chosen as semifinalists in the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s “One in a Million” pitch competition for startup entrepreneurs.

OCTOBER 06, 2015

One in a Million

This competition was created to provide educational resources to entrepreneurs and to showcase some of the stellar startups in the 1 Million Cups community.

OCTOBER 06, 2015

2015 Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship

The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship brings together mayors and entrepreneurship experts from around the country to share best practices about promoting startup activity and to discuss ways to encourage higher levels of entrepreneurship in their cities.

OCTOBER 05, 2015

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Smart Chips, Broadband and More

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Smart Chips, Broadband and More

OCTOBER 05, 2015

Six Strategies to Create Strong Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

As policymakers throughout the country -- and around the world -- look for ways to help entrepreneurs launch and grow new businesses, a new research paper from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation underscores the importance of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem.

OCTOBER 05, 2015

Challenging A Risk-Averse Government Procurement Culture

Young companies face bigger challenges when bidding for government contracts. Yet, until recently, procurement reform has been absent from the discussion table when policymakers debate the role of government in supporting startups.

OCTOBER 02, 2015

Crowdfunding, Risk, and Syndicates

Kauffman research analyst Chris Jackson delves into the risks that crowdfunding presents to investors, and how a growing number of syndicates may provide useful information to decrease exposure to that risk

OCTOBER 02, 2015

Top Entrepreneurship Papers of September: What Made the List?

Each month, we’re hoping to better answer the question: what’s being read by academics with an interest in entrepreneurship? In September 2015, these were the most downloaded entrepreneurship papers.

OCTOBER 01, 2015

Kauffman Hosts Capitol Hill Briefing on Trends in Entrepreneurship

Sen. Jerry Moran (KS) and Sen. Chris Coons (DE) of the Senate Competitiveness Caucus joined John Haltiwanger, a University of Maryland professor of economics with expertise in new business dynamics, for a discussion of trends in entrepreneurship and how to boost the American economy.

OCTOBER 01, 2015

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Conference by Kauffman Foundation

Although the term, entrepreneurship ecosystem, has been used by academics and practitioners widely in the last few years, we still know little about how such an ecosystem is structured, varies by region, evolves over time, or functions for different sub-groups of entrepreneurs.

SEPTEMBER 30, 2015

Rx for Effective Entrepreneurship Policy: Create Ecosystems That Forge Connectivity and Break Down Barriers

“Enabling Entrepreneurial Ecosystems” report calls into question the effectiveness of narrowly focused strategies by governments and private grantmaking programs to support budding entrepreneurs.

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015

Lessons from Bell Labs

Linking Bell Labs’ 20th century lessons with the latest academic research on innovation.

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