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How-To Guides for Grantees: Metrics and Lessons Learned


The primary purpose of a grant's output and outcome metrics is to test hypotheses and create learnings that can drive continuous improvement for the grantee and the Kauffman Foundation.
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Minority is now majority, except when it comes to educators


The watershed decision of Brown v. Board integrated America’s schools, but not the teacher workforce.
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Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs: Removing Barriers


The capital landscape report identifies barriers entrepreneurs face in accessing capital, surveys efforts to break down these barriers, and identifies possible responses.
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Capital Access Lab


The Capital Access Lab seeks to catalyze new financing mechanisms to serve the wide majority of entrepreneurs who can’t access venture capital or bank loans.
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Research


Creating actionable insights, data-driven models, and practical tools that align with core strategies and support reducing barriers for entrepreneurs through key reports, such as the Kauffman Index series and other papers or articles.
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Walking the talk in Opportunity Zones


Cities with an eye on progress see that Opportunity Zones must put community enhancing approaches on an equal plane with investor benefits.
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Capital landscape report identifies gaps entrepreneurs face


Front and center is the need for innovative funding solutions.
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Three reasons why entrepreneurship isn't just an American Dream


After GEC 2019 in Bahrain, Victor Hwang shares the invigorating and humbling experience of seeing the bloom of entrepreneurship on a global scale.
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Labor after Labor: Why barriers for working mothers are barriers for the economy


Policymakers, businesses, and entrepreneur support organizations can drive policy and cultural changes necessary to fulfill the promise of entrepreneurship for mothers
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The barriers to funding equality persist for black women


To start and scale their businesses, four founders work to overcome significant barriers to funding for African American women.
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