Past Events

Inc 500/5000 Conference 2014

10/15/14 - 10/17/14 This annual conference brings the nation’s brightest, most successful business minds together to celebrate the achievements of companies that appear on Inc. magazine’s ranking of America’s fastest-growing privately held companies.

2014 Mayors Conference

10/15/14 - 10/16/14 Mayors and entrepreneurship experts convene to share best practices about promoting startup activity and to discuss ways to encourage entrepreneurship in their cities.

KC Education Speaker Series: Richard Whitmire

10/14/14 - 10/14/14 The author of "On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools are Pushing the Envelope," examines the rise and expansion of charter school network in this talk at the Kansas City Public Library.

Chicago Ideas Week

10/13/14 - 10/19/14 The Foundation is proud to sponsor Chicago Ideas Week, which brings together hundreds of the world’s brightest thought leaders to inspire, connect and activate the city of Chicago and beyond.

NACCE Conference

10/12/14 - 10/15/14 

Big Kansas City

10/08/14 - 10/10/14 

UP America Summit

10/07/14 - 10/08/14 The Kauffman Foundation is proud to sponsor the UP America Summit, which brings together top startup community leaders from North America to build ideas, discuss future visions and share experiences.