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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.

1 Million Cups Fargo, Adam Thielen, NFL wide receiver from Minnesota Vikings

Any given Wednesday: NFL wide receiver presents at 1 Million Cups

To connect with his community, Minnesota Vikings’ wide receiver, and nonprofit founder, Adam Thielen did what hundreds of other entrepreneurs do every Wednesday morning – he presented at 1 Million Cups.

Three entrepreneurial ecosystems

Entrepreneurial ecosystems move ideas to reality

Three videos explore cities where entrepreneurship supporters are rising up to meet the needs of entrepreneurs in their communities.

Three entrepreneurial ecosystems

Entrepreneurial ecosystems move ideas to reality

Three videos explore cities where entrepreneurship supporters are rising up to meet the needs of entrepreneurs in their communities.

Three entrepreneurial ecosystems

Entrepreneurial ecosystems move ideas to reality

Three videos explore cities where entrepreneurship supporters are rising up to meet the needs of entrepreneurs in their communities.

"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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