After months of competing, Chris Costello, CEO of Leawood-based startup blooom, was named the winner of the Kauffman Foundation’s “One in a Million” competition.
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.
Five entrepreneurs from across the U.S. have been chosen as finalists in the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s “One in a Million” pitch competition for startup entrepreneurs.
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.
The Missouri Charter Public School Association has named the Kauffman School its Missouri Charter School of the Year.
A $200,000 grant from the Foundation to the charitable organization will be used in part to provide matching funding to donations made on DonorsChoose.org to teachers in low-income public schools within Jackson, Clay and Cass counties in Missouri and Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas.
Eight of America’s most accomplished entrepreneurs and business leaders make the call as they judge the final rounds of One in a Million, a competition that will showcase some of the nation’s stellar startups.
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.
Foundation’s “Individual Schools” grants program accepting applications from district, charter and private schools in five-county metro area until Dec. 1
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.
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 Scholars is a unique college access and scholarship program designed to help low-income urban students in Kansas City prepare for and complete a college education.
Techweek hosts a 7-day series of events with a 2-day technology conference.
TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design — three broad subject areas that are collectively shaping our world. But a TED conference is broader still, showcasing important ideas from any discipline, and exploring how they all connect.
Techweek KC’s 2015 lineup of speakers got even stronger this week, as the tech festival added Jim McKelvey, co-founder of the Square mobile payment app, to an already star-studded lineup of speakers.
This year, the Ewing Marion Kauffman School welcomes its first high school students.
Just in time for the release of state test scores in Missouri, EdWise has launched two new tools aimed at helping educators, policymakers, researchers and non-profits easily access and analyze education data.
The results are in, and Ewing Marion Kauffman School students have achieved outstanding results on the 2015 Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) state test.
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