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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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Breaking down barriers to capital access


Every month, more than half a million people in the U.S. start a business, however more than 400,000 of them need better financial products to start, grow, and sustain their company.
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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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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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