Resources

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

A City of Entrepreneurs

07/29/14 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.

Rethinking Non-Competes: Unlock Talent to Seed Growth

07/25/14 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

07/10/14 Each month the Kauffman Foundation shares highlights of the many ways in which it interacts with and supports Kansas City organizations, initiatives, and individuals.

Entrepreneurship's Role in Economic Development

06/11/14 Culling ideas from Kauffman research and those developed at a recent Kauffman Foundation conference on state incentive programs, the Policy Digest offers the following strategies for how states can better foster entrepreneurship.

Creating Your Own Angel Investor Group: A Guide for Emerging and Frontier Markets

05/21/14 New to angel investing? This international guidebook highlights the successes and challenges of angel groups in emerging and frontier markets.

Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity

04/08/14 The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity is a leading indicator of new business creation in the United States.

Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity Data Files

04/08/14 Kauffman Index Codebook and Data Files Kauffman Index Codebook Version 2.0 Comma Delimited Format Data Files KIEA Data 1996 KIEA Data 1997

The Economic Case for Welcoming Immigrant Entrepreneurs

03/31/14 The Kauffman Foundation highlights strategies for how a “startup visa” would allow immigrants to start businesses in the United States after satisfying certain funding, employment, and other requirements.

As Heard on NPR: Kauffman Provides Underwriting Support

02/21/14 We renew our underwriting support of National Public Radio with a call to attract teachers to the Kauffman School.

Stimulating Entrepreneurial Growth

02/19/14 The Kauffman Foundation addresses growing challenges in new business creation and economic dynamism at its fifth annual State of Entrepreneurship Address at the National Press Club in Washington.