Past Events

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014

11/17/14 - 11/23/14 Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

Energizing Health Collaboration Series | Kansas City

11/07/14 The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in collaboration with Health Data Consortium will host a series of events across five major U.S. cities to connect healthcare innovators.

Chicago Ideas Week #IdeasChat

10/21/14 - 10/21/14 Join the Kauffman Foundation (@KauffmanFDN) and Chicago Ideas Week (@chicagoideas) for its first CIW #IdeasChat via Twitter.

Ice House Facilitator Training

10/21/14 - 10/22/14 

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 on Entrepreneurship

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.