Innovation

A Great Early Start in Kansas City: Operation Breakthrough

10/18/16
Operation Breakthrough operates to meet emotional physical and academic needs of its children and families.
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Promises and Challenges of Digital Disruption

08/01/16
One of the great drivers of innovation today is the promise of digital disruption of complex and regulated industries. Digital disruption is not only behind the public sector’s move toward open government and open data, but is also the rise of civic-centered startups that are changing the rules of the game for traditional industries. It is time for a new wave of policymaking that anticipates a whole new set of issues for policymakers.

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Cracking the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Code

07/14/16
Victor Hwang is driving the dawn of a new model for economic development
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Thinking Forward and the Gig Economy

06/06/16
The share of individuals engaged in alternative work arrangements compared to the traditional full time “9-to-5 job” in 2015 was 15.8 percent, up from 10.1 percent a decade earlier. What does this structural change in the labor market mean for the entrepreneurial economy?

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Innovate Your Organization in 5 Steps: Design Thinking

06/03/16
Design thinking is a tool many organizations are adopting to promote a culture of innovation. Follow this for 5 steps to apply design thinking to your organization.
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Three Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About and Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship

05/14/16
Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix shares three facts you (probably) didn't know about venture capital and entrepreneurship
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Corporations Embracing the Startup Disruptor Threat

04/18/16
As corporations identify challenges within their operations, corporate leaders are increasingly looking to young, startup entrepreneurs for dynamic thinking and innovative problem solving. There is a shifting corporate culture to expand in-house solutions to a more open and collaborative environment, and the startup-corporate connection is a mutually beneficial partnership.
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The Ecosystem Trap

04/18/16
Kauffman's VP of Research and Policy defines and explores the entrepreneurship ecosystem trap
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Crowdsourcing Crowdfunding Rules

10/19/15
Crowdfunding is opening up large amounts of early stage capital for entrepreneurs. As regulators struggle to write new rules for this exploding phenomenon, they might do well to crowdsource their own questions and experiences.

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New Policy May Slow Tide of Immigrant Entrepreneurs

07/06/15
India, the country that sends far and away more entrepreneurs to the U.S. than any other, has a new policy that might help keep more of that startup talent at home.
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