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-Funded Book Explores the Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy

09/29/14 The Kauffman-funded book, Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurs’ Engagement in Philanthropy, explores how and why successful entrepreneurs become engaged in philanthropy.

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.

KCSourceLink Report Examines Entrepreneurship in Kansas City

09/15/14 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.

A City of Entrepreneurs

09/11/14 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.

Kauffman in Kansas City e-Newsletter

08/05/14 Each month the Kauffman Foundation shares highlights of the many ways in which it interacts with and supports Kansas City organizations, initiatives, and individuals.

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.

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