Past Events

One in a Million

11/17/15 - 11/18/15   The Kauffman Foundation's One in a Million 2015 competition is for entrepreneurs who have presented at 1 Million Cups (1MC) events across the country.

Global Entrepreneurship Week

11/16/15 - 11/22/15   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.

EY Strategic Growth Forum

11/11/15 - 11/15/15   The Ernst and Young Strategic Growth Forum 2015 gathers more than 2,000 of the nation's top CEOs, entrepreneurs, advisors, investors, and other senior business leaders to share their experience on innovation, transactions, growth, and what's shaping the future of the global economy.

City Age

10/29/15 - 10/30/15   Building on editions in New York, Philadelphia and Seattle and of course, Kansas City itself, CityAge will gather a raitonal and national audience to address how the business of city-building can contribute to a better Kansas City, and a New American City.

Kauffman Founders School Twitter Chat | Social Impact & The Bottom Line

10/27/15 - 10/27/15   Join Kauffman Founders School and the U.S. Small Business Administration on Twitter as we discuss how startups can integrate philanthropy and social good into their business' bottom lines.

Inc. 500/5000 Conference

10/21/15 - 10/23/15   The Inc.5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual three day event that brings the nation’s brightest, most successful business minds together to celebrate the remarkable achievements of the companies that appear on Inc. magazine’s prestigious ranking of America’s fastest-growing privately held companies.

2015 Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship

10/06/15 - 10/08/15   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.

IEDC Annual Conference

10/04/15 - 10/07/15   The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers. .

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Conference by Kauffman Foundation

10/01/15 - 10/02/15   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.

Kauffman Founders School Twitter Chat | How to Market Your Startup

09/29/15 - 09/29/15   Join Kauffman Founders School and the U.S. Small Business Administration on Twitter as we discuss creative ways Millennial entrepreneurs can market their startups.