Resources

Beyond our extensive research, the Kauffman Foundation has developed and supported a variety of books, publications and other resources that furthers our work.

The Creator's Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs

02/26/15 The Creator’s Code by Amy Wilkinson, a strategic advisor to startups and large corporations alike, unlocks the six essential skills that turn intriguing ideas into enduring enterprises.

Demographic Trends Will Shape the Future of Entrepreneurship

02/25/15 Changing demographic trends are altering the American economic landscape in ways that will affect the economy for years to come. The aging of Boomers and the emergence of Millennials are two of the biggest demographic developments in America today.

Immigrant Entrepreneurs: A Path to U.S. Economic Growth

02/06/15 This Entrepreneurship Policy Digest looks at policy ideas at the federal, state and local levels for how to capture the economic benefits and growth that come from entrepreneurial immigrants.

Kauffman-Funded Book Explores the Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy

02/06/15 The Kauffman-funded book, Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurs’ Engagement in Philanthropy, explores how and why successful entrepreneurs become engaged in philanthropy.

A City of Entrepreneurs

02/06/15 Through the years, men and women have pursued their entrepreneurial path in the Kansas City region.  Along the way, they have created new goods and services and changed the ways we live, work and play.

KCSourceLink Report Examines Entrepreneurship in Kansas City

02/06/15 The Kauffman-sponsored “We Create KC” report is organized around six imperatives identified as key areas of development in the region’s efforts to nurture entrepreneurship and economic growth.

2015 State of Entrepreneurship Address

02/02/15 Acting President and CEO Wendy Guillies calls for economic renewal through a new entrepreneurial boom, beginning with two of the biggest demographic forces shaping the U.S. economy: baby boomers and millennials.

Rethinking Non-Competes: Unlock Talent to Seed Growth

11/25/14 The free movement of individuals in and out of jobs is a crucial component of an entrepreneur-driven economy, in which those with good ideas can easily leave employment to start new businesses.

Kauffman in Kansas City e-Newsletter

11/24/14 Each month the Kauffman Foundation shares highlights of the many ways in which it interacts with and supports Kansas City organizations, initiatives, and individuals.

The Importance of Young Firms for Economic Growth

09/25/14 When it comes to job-creating power, it is not the size of the business that matters as much as it is the age.