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

Jonathan Ortmans speaks at GEC 2019 in Bahrain

The power of a common vision

The democratization of entrepreneurship has built burgeoning hubs from Africa to Asia to South America providing evidence that mankind still understands what we can achieve when we work together to improve lives.

Entrepreneurship Research Bootcamp, Safiya Noble, Kauffman Foundation

In search of equitable and inclusive data

Leveling the playing field for people to be successful in education and entrepreneurship must include exposing inherent biases in data.

LGBTQ coworking space

Creating spaces of intention

In rural Virginia, and in cities across the country, creating open, inclusive environments that benefit the LGBTQ community benefit the larger entrepreneurial community, as well.

Denver, Colorado

How to combat the solitary side of the startup life

While the daily grind of entrepreneurship can be isolating, a strong, purposeful community can create needed connections.

"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
Our Founder

Ewing Marion Kauffman believed every person has the opportunity to be uncommon and take risks to achieve success.

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