Resources

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

Kauffman in Kansas City e-Newsletter

04/23/15 Each month the Kauffman Foundation shares highlights of the many ways in which it interacts with and supports Kansas City organizations, initiatives, and individuals.

Education is Rising in Kansas City

04/08/15 If you are an entrepreneurial educator with a proven record of raising academic achievement for urban students, check out these leadership opportunities.

How Intellectual Property Can Help or Hinder Innovation

04/07/15 Although intellectual property protections can increase productivity and firm valuations, they also can be inefficient and hinder innovation if they are too weak or too strong.

The Economic Case for Welcoming Immigrant Entrepreneurs

03/27/15 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.

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

03/17/15 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.

Understanding Entrepreneurship: Research and Resources from the Kauffman Foundation

03/12/15 Understanding Entrepreneurship: Research and Resources from the Kauffman Foundation

Kingdom Come: The Making of Casavant Opus 3875

03/11/15 Kingdom Come: The Making of Casavant Opus 3875 is a feature-length documentary film that goes behind the scenes to chronicle the design, manufacture, and unveiling of a pipe organ for the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri.

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.

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.