Kauffman Foundation and ITIF Unveil Global Innovation Policy Report Ranking 55 Nations' Capacities for Economic Growth

In the midst of intense global competition for innovation supremacy among countries, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation released today one of the most comprehensive assessments ever undertaken of countries’ innovation policies. The Global Innovation Policy Index benchmarks the effectiveness of the innovation policies of 55 countries – including virtually all EU, OECD, APEC and BRIC economies – and provides a framework for making effective policies.

Nearly Half of Innovative US Startups Are Founded by 'User Entrepreneurs,' According to Kauffman Foundation Study

A study released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation shows that "user entrepreneurs" have founded more than 46 percent of innovative startups that have lasted five years or more, even though this group creates only 10.7 percent of U.S. startups overall.

Accenture and Kauffman FastTrac Announce Courses to Equip U.S. Military Veterans with Skills in Entrepreneurship

Accenture and Kauffman FastTrac announced today that they are offering two 10-week classes to veterans interested in starting and growing their own companies. The courses, developed by FastTrac with support from Accenture, are designed to help veterans transition into the civilian workforce.

Call for Applications Kauffman Life Science Venture Summit

Foundation announces a comprehensive, two-day educational experience for founders of early-stage medical device, therapeutics, diagnostics and digital health companies

Kauffman Unveils Its First Ever Super Bowl PSA Honoring Entrepreneurs

During the 2012 Super Bowl on Feb. 5, the Giants and the Patriots won’t be the only star athletes honored. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation will be acknowledging the star athletes of the economy – entrepreneurs – in its first-ever public service announcement dedicated to inspiring the next great entrepreneurs to take action.

Kauffman Announces Grant for Utility Technology Challenge

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation today announced a grant to support the Utility Technology Challenge, the national competition matching clean technology solutions with utility and industry partners. Kauffman’s support contributes $50,000 to the funding pool of up to $100,000 in awards for demonstration projects and services for Challenge winners.

Kauffman Honors Promising Scholars for Ground Breaking Research in Entrepreneurship

Kauffman Foundation announced today the 2012 recipients of the Kauffman Emerging Scholars Program. This program recognizes the achievements of young scholars who are making significant contributions to research in entrepreneurship.

iBridge Network collaborates with global universities to link with companies all over the world

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the iBridge Network, an initiative of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, have announced a new collaboration to promote the university’s intellectual property to entrepreneurs around the world free of charge.

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Startup Act

Citing data from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) this morning introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at jumpstarting the economy through the creation and growth of new businesses.

Startup Weekend announces 48 Global Winners

Today through Nov. 28, 2011, Startup WeekendTM will be hosting an online Global Startup Battle (www.globalstartupbattle.com) designed to foster friendly competition and community awareness among the global Startup Weekend community.

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