Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship Series

The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship series offers in-depth measures of the people and businesses that contribute to America’s overall economic dynamism.

The series consists of reports and accompanying interactive data visualizations presenting entrepreneurial trends nationally, at the state level, and for the 40 largest metropolitan areas in these categories:

Kauffman Index of Startup Activity
Measures business startup activity (i.e., new venture creation) from 1997 to 2016 for the United States.

LATEST! Kauffman Index of Main Street Entrepreneurship
Measures established small business activity – focusing on businesses more than five years old with less than fifty employees – from 1997 to 2015 for the United States.

Kauffman Index of Growth Entrepreneurship
The latest in the series, which focuses on entrepreneurial business growth from 1982-2016 in the United States.

Media Inquiries

Media inquiries about the Kauffman Index can be directed to Barb Pruitt at bpruitt@kauffman.org. All other questions about the Kauffman Index can be directed to Arnobio Morelix at amorelix@kauffman.org.

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