Programs

To find programs in a specific focus area, visit these pages: Entrepreneurship | Education | Kansas City

Get in the Ring: The North American Startup Clash 2014

In 2013, the Kauffman Foundation was proud to serve as host of the U.S. national finals of “Get in the Ring,” an international startup pitch competition that is a featured event of Global Entrepreneurship Week. This year, we are hosting the North American Get in the Ring competition, bringing together innovative entrepreneurs from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico

KC Education 20/20

We've partnered with the Kansas City Public Library to create a speaker series that brings leading thinkers in education to Kansas City audiences.

Khan Academy Entrepreneurship Series

Personal lessons and insights from accomplished entrepreneurs such as Richard Branson are the basis of this new interview series.

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® awards.

Top of Mind

This video channel, hosted by Thom Ruhe, vice president of Entrepreneurship, provides the latest in entrepreneurial news and discussions that impact the world of startups.

ID8 Nation

This multimedia channel on Entrepreneurship.org explores cities' entrepreneurial ecosystems to provide insights on what grows in them and why.

1 Million Cups

A weekly educational and networking program founded by Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation that strives to engage entrepreneurs in their communities.

Astia

A global not-for-profit organization that propels women’s full participation as entrepreneurs and leaders in high-growth businesses, fueling innovation and driving growth.

Innovation Fund America

Launched in 2012 to position select community colleges around the nation to find, fund, and mentor innovative local startups with the potential to grow.