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When I was a wee lad in the ancient times of the 1970s, I remember an old commercial for Tootsie Roll Tootsie Pops that asked how many licks it takes to get to the center of their delicious lollipops. At the Foundation we are posing a similar question with a modern, caffeinated, twist and applying it to a slightly more constructive purpose.
With his ever-watchful eye on the latest policy news affecting entrepreneurship, Mark Marich has rounded up the most recent Startup Act 2.0 endorsements. Among those supporters is tech giant Google.
It's hard to believe that a year has passed since the release of the Ice House Entrepreneurship program. In twelve short months, the program has garnered the attention of educators, economic development and civic organizations from across the US and beyond.
On the heels of the Kauffman Foundation's $1 million grant to Lorain County Community College to take its successful model for funding startups national, the Foundation released papers from last year's Entrepreneurship in Higher Education Retreat.
Yesterday, the Kauffman Foundation announced a $1 million grant to Lorain County Community College to replicate its Innovation Fund model, which connects entrepreneurs to mentorship, education and capital, on a national scale.
As analysts debate over Facebook’s “failure” of an Initial Public Offering, one thing has been made clear through some recently released Kauffman Foundation research: America’s slump in IPOs does not bode well for our nation’s job creation or economic growth.
Startup Weekends are incredible. Hear from those who were at Startup Weekend Kansas City, including yours truly, as we talk about the power in this event and how it’s catalyzing entrepreneurship everywhere.
In this week’s Huffington Post, the “Top 13 States for Startup Hiring” were named, according to StartupHire. My home state of Ohio was on the list....did your state make the cut?
Earlier this week, Mark Marich summarized angel investors’ confidence as reported by the 2011 Angel Market Analysis. Just how confident are they?
In Jonathan Ortmans' most recent post on the Policy Forum Blog, he breaks down what the JOBS Act means for entrepreneurial companies and their ability to raise capital.
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