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Uncommon voices


You might have to intentionally look beneath all the rethinking, reimagining, frustration, and setbacks of 2018 to see progress, but it was there. The sparks of progress were lit, and kept burning, by some uncommon folks.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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A vision for the future of student success is urgent


Our education system must prepare students for learning, work, and life after high school in a rapidly changing world, which means the time to provide real-world learning opportunities – for all students – is now.
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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.
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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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A moment to celebrate


All members of the first graduating class of the Kauffman School have been admitted to college.
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Homegrown economies with an entrepreneurial mindset


From building intentionality into strategic initiatives to responding to the impact of emerging technologies rapidly reshaping the workforce, experts discuss the ‘human-first’ approach cities need to evolve economic development.
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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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