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.
The annual conference in Austin, Texas, elevated the voices of Arlan Hamilton and others who work to close gaps for the underserved and underestimated – especially women – to overcome systemic barriers and move entrepreneurship forward.
In this Q&A, Matthew Carr, director of Evaluation at the Kauffman Foundation, talks about some of the key insights the Kauffman Foundation learned from grantees in 2018, and how the Foundation will use those lessons to become a better grantmaking organization.
As communities across the nation continue to adopt a new economic model that infuses entrepreneurship into their economies, a group of researchers is collaborating to develop new ways to measure these efforts.
A new approach tracks entrepreneurial activity across two decades, geographies, and demographic groups, focused on the crucial first year of business.
"We're not trying to develop major league players. We're trying to develop major league citizens."— Coach Cle Ross, Kansas City Urban Youth Academy baseball program coordinator
Ewing Marion Kauffman believed every person has the opportunity to be uncommon and take risks to achieve success.