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Historical Kauffman Index Microdata


The historical Kauffman Index microdata file for each year includes more than 650,000 observations for U.S. adults. The variables include entrepreneurship, age, race, gender, immigrant status, education, industry, state of residence, and many additional work, demographic, and geographical characteristics.
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Historical Kauffman Index


The Kauffman Index, from 1996-2014 and from 2015-2016, was among the most requested and far-reaching entrepreneurship research in the United States, and, arguably, the world.
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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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Market Gaps


Working together with communities and collaborating organizations to level the playing field for entrepreneurs that have been systemically left behind due to demographic, socioeconomic, and geographic barriers through existing entrepreneur support grant programs, issuing requests for proposals (RFPs), and amplifying learnings across the field of entrepreneurship support.
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2019 State of Entrepreneurship Address


In the 2019 State of Entrepreneurship Address, we will discuss how, together, we can grow inclusive and empowering economies. Join us on Feb. 27 as we explore the best ways to support the makers, the doers, and the dreamers.
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Historical Kauffman Index Reports


The Kauffman Index produced annual reports since 1996, and three new types of reports after the relaunch in 2015: state, national, and metropolitan/city trends.
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Senior Program Assistant


The Senior Program Assistant reports to the Real World Learning (RWL) Education team and also provides executive level and project management support to the team.
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Policy


Reducing barriers and providing support by empowering entrepreneurship advocates, increasing entrepreneurs’ and policymakers’ understandings of how policy affects entrepreneurship, and continuing to build relationships with policymakers.
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Opportunity to build her 'Own Lane'


In a district with only 6 percent black business owners, Chanel Scales lives out her entrepreneurial journey with the support of the MORTAR family as a brick-and-mortar business owner in the heart of Cincinnati’s Over the Rhine neighborhood.
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Entrepreneur and business leader appointed to board of trustees


Matthew Condon, a long-time entrepreneur in the health industry and champion of business in Kansas City, joins the Kauffman Foundation Board of Trustees.
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