The Kauffman Foundation Research Series on City, Metro, and Regional Entrepreneurship consists of reports that explore the entrepreneurial ecosystems of medium-tier cities, as well as ways to measure and support entrepreneurial ecosystems.
Reports in the series include:
This paper offers twelve indicators and their sources for measuring the outcomes and vibrancy of a local entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Inspired by research on the importance of entrepreneurship for sustained economic growth and improved wellbeing, many governments and non-governmental grant-making organizations have sought over the past decade to implement policies and programs intended to support entrepreneurs
This paper documents the resurgence of entrepreneurial activity in St. Louis by reporting on the collaboration and local learning within the startup community.
This paper provides recommendations for how cities and states can promote entrepreneurship and begin to see results.
Based on interviews with local Inc. 500/5000 companies, this study found that, while the Kansas City region has many entrepreneurial strengths, those assets could be tapped further to help young companies attain even greater success.
One physical vision of how entrepreneurship is started is by a spark of inspiration, sometimes between coworkers, sometimes in the classroom, sometimes in the shower.
"The Ascent of America's High-Growth Companies," a report series released by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, reveals that high numbers of fast-growing firms are concentrated in unexpected regions and industrial sectors.
As with other “typical” cities in the Midwest, Indianapolis is often overlooked in academic studies, but has much to offer the research, practice, and policy communities interested in entrepreneurship and its benefits.