Kauffman President and CEO Carl Schramm to address House on Job Creation
3/16/2011
Summary:

The Speaker of the House, the Majority Leader and other members of House leadership will hold a forum, on barriers to job growth featuring entrepreneurs and experts in the field, including Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation President and CEO, Carl Schramm.

TechStars and Kauffman Foundation Join to Provide Entrepreneurs Better Access to Seed Accelerators
2/16/2011
Summary:

TechStars, the premier startup accelerator, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the world's largest foundation promoting entrepreneurship, today announced a partnership to create awareness of and simplify access to the growing number of credible seed accelerator programs globally. As part of the partnership, the Kauffman Foundation is providing TechStars with $200,000 in funding to build software utilized by the TechStars Network.

Second Annual State of Entrepreneurship Address
2/8/2011
Summary:

Following President Obama's increased focus on regulatory reform and his call for innovation during the State of the Union Address, and on the heels of the Startup America Partnership launched last week, Carl Schramm, president and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, today urged policymakers to adopt specific rule changes that will accelerate economic growth through innovation and entrepreneurship. At the second annual Kauffman State of Entrepreneurship Address, titled "The Rules for Growth," Schramm cited data illustrating that the majority of all job creation in the United States is driven by young firms and emphasized how changes to specific laws and regulations could enable startups to grow more rapidly without adding to the deficit.

White House Announces Startup America Partnership to Foster Innovative, High-Growth Firms in United States
1/31/2011
Summary:

Today, as part of President Obama's national strategy to stimulate economic growth and the creation of quality jobs, the White House announced the launch of the Startup America Partnership. Chaired by Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, CEO of Revolution LLC and chairman of the Case Foundation, the Partnership will receive launch funding from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Case Foundation, and act as an independent private-sector alliance intended to dramatically increase the development, prevalence and success of innovative, high-growth U.S. firms. Carl Schramm, CEO of the Kauffman Foundation, will serve as a founding board member of the effort.

Kauffman Foundation Partners with Startup Weekend to Help Educate Entrepreneurs
9/29/2010
Summary:

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation today announced a grant to Startup Weekend, a nonprofit organization focused on educating entrepreneurs through community building, innovation and education.

Southwest Energy Innovation Forum
9/21/2010
Summary:

To support high-growth clean energy businesses in America, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) and Arizona State University (ASU) will co-host the Southwest Energy Innovation Forum at ASU’s SkySong Innovation Center on October 18, 2010. This regional forum is part of a national effort to drive clean energy innovation and propel economic development and job creation in the United States. 

Some Business Skills to Go With the Passion
8/26/2010
Summary:

In a story in the Education section of the New York Times, Kauffman FastTrac and Entrepreneurship.org were presented as resources for people looking to entrepreneurship as a way to deal with the shaky economy.

Commerce Secretary Gary Locke Launches Twitter Account
9/25/2009
Summary:

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced today his plans to create a new Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship within the Department of Commerce and launch a National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Both substantial new initiatives will help leverage the entire federal government on behalf of promoting entrepreneurship in America.  The new office is expected to announce additional initiatives in the coming months.

Commerce Secretary Locke Announces New Commerce Initiatives to Foster Innovation and Entrepreneurship
9/24/2009
Summary:

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced today his plans to create a new Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship within the Department of Commerce and launch a National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Both substantial new initiatives will help leverage the entire federal government on behalf of promoting entrepreneurship in America. The new office is expected to announce additional initiatives in the coming months.

Turmoil and Growth Business ‘Churning’ Good for Nation’s Economic Growth and Productivity According to Kauffman Foundation Report
6/5/2008
Summary:

While the current economic turmoil arouses anxiety and concern over job losses and business failures, new research by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation shows that the “churning” of jobs and businesses also sows the seeds for future growth and productivity gains. New firms play a vital role in the process that links churning to productivity gains.

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