The Kauffman Foundation invests to foster a learning community of entrepreneurs, providing people with ideas the connections, tools, and support needed to be successful, like launching a revamped Kauffman FastTrac and expanding 1 Million Cups to more markets and demographics.

Victor Hwang speaks at the final 1 Million Cups convening hosted at the Kauffman Foundation, June 2018.

No better place for 1MCKC than in the heart of its community

The "front porch" of Kansas City's entrepreneurial ecosystem moves Aug. 1.

Kauffman FastTrac: 25 years of helping the makers, doers, and dreamers

2018 marks the 25th anniversary of Mr. Kauffman's entrepreneurial program, Kauffman FastTrac.

Kauffman FastTrac users in Wyoming County, New York

A time for new beginnings, regardless of age

In this rural county in upstate New York, entrepreneurs graduating from Kauffman FastTrac are empowered to take control of their own destinies.


1 Million Cups

Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and engage with their communities over a million cups of coffee, the Kauffman Foundation developed 1 Million Cups in 2012 -- a free program designed to educate, engage, and inspire entrepreneurs around the country. Through the power of volunteers, 1 Million Cups has grown to more than 180 communities.

Caffeinating an entrepreneurial nation

Kauffman FastTrac

Kauffman FastTrac is a flexible course with a solid framework to support entrepreneurs as they start a business and begin their journey to success. The immersive course is designed to provide information, tips, exercises, and tools to help makers, doers, and dreamers think about their business ideas.

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Kauffman Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship.org is a comprehensive source of information, tools, and resources that helps aspiring entrepreneurs start businesses, create wealth, and employ people. The platform features in-depth content, guides, and videos to help entrepreneurs, business mentors, policymakers, investors, and educators through each phase of the entrepreneurial journey.

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