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What does it mean to be uncommon?
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What is the measure of success?
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Can we rethink groupthink?
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Can America turn its back on immigrants?
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Is the middle the new edge?
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Do we have the courage to collaborate?
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Who is Generation A?
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Is post-industrial America ready to punch back?

Kauffman Currents

Stories and insights that underscore the essential role of education and entrepreneurship in empowering all people to shape their futures, create vibrant communities, and grow an inclusive economy.

Women's Entrepreneurship Roundtable, Senate Entrepreneurship Caucus, Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE)

America’s New Business Plan expands what it means to be 'pro-business'

For policymakers who want to do something to help entrepreneurs, here’s a roadmap to what they need, and it starts with opportunity, funding, knowledge, and support.

Alexandro Ornelas, Amplify

Would school look different if I had a teacher that looked like me?

Founder of the Latinx Education Collaborative knows firsthand the importance of representation in schools.

Rethink Ed

Schools must cultivate skills that translate to work

Education must include practical opportunities to fail and take risks, and to gain real-world experience that develops the skills typically absent from syllabi.

Little Fawn

Listening to the voice of Native America

Native American communities seek the tools and capital support required for education, new business development, and sustainable job creation.

"You're doing something in a way that's never been done before for people that have never been included in the process. That's power. You are the evolution. The revolution."

— Dell Gines, senior community development advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Takeaways from the ESHIP Summit 2019
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Ewing Marion Kauffman believed every person has the opportunity to be uncommon and take risks to achieve success.

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