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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.
Global Entrepreneurship Week is an annual weeklong, worldwide series of events that educates literally millions of people about entrepreneurship and innovation. The Kauffman Foundation rounded up some GEW-related stats to see just how global this week truly is.
The Kauffman Foundation has released its “Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity” for 2011. The numbers reveal a decline in the rate of new business creation in 2011 as compared to 2010, but don't be too quick to judge.
Last week Jonathan Ortmans traveled to our neighbor to the North and toured one of Canada’s best cities for startups. In his latest blog he talks about what makes Waterloo so entrepreneurial and how it got there.
For life science startups, the road to commercialization is typically much longer than that of other young companies that aren’t regulated by the FDA. So the Kauffman Foundation is doing something to help entrepreneurs address their challenges and get their innovations to market.
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