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2016 State of Entrepreneurship Address

The Seventh Annual State of Entrepreneurship Address

‘America’s New Entrepreneurial Growth Agenda’

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
National Press Club
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor– Washington, D.C

2016 State of Entrepreneurship Address

Kauffman Foundation President and CEO, Wendy Guillies

Wendy Guillies presented the 2016 State of Entrepreneurship Address highlighting an actionable policy agenda for renewing economic growth. “America’s New Entrepreneurial Growth Agenda” offers recommendations culled from some of the nation’s foremost thinkers on how to foster dynamism, entrepreneurship, and economic opportunity.

Featured Guest Speaker

U.S. Representative Steve Chabot
Chairman of the House Small Business Committee


Moderated by Paula Dwyer, columnist, Bloomberg View


Rajshree Agarwal, Rudolph P. Lamone chair and professor in Entrepreneurship;
director, Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets; University of Maryland

David Bodde, professor and Spiro Institute Fellow, International Center for Automotive Research,
Clemson University

Elisabeth Jacobs, senior director for Policy at the Center for Equitable Growth; former fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution

Policy Panel

Senator Bob Bennett, senior fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center

Secretary Dan Glickman, senior fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center​