Kauffman Foundations 1 Million Cups Begins Brewing in Chattanooga Today

1 Million Cups, a program to educate and connect entrepreneurs, chugs into its newest U.S. city this morning. Chattanooga, Tenn., is on track as the seventh city to host the weekly gathering that is building startup communities over cups of coffee and conversation.

Startup Weekend and the Startup America Partnership Join Forces to Launch UP Global

Startup Weekend and the Startup America Partnership announced today that they will join together to create UP Global, a new organization supporting the creation of vibrant entrepreneurial communities around the world.

Kent State Partners With Kauffman Foundation to Offer

Kent State University announces a partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to provide a unique learning experience focused on igniting entrepreneurship.

Number of U.S. Companies that Reach $100-Million in Annual Revenues Remarkably Stable Over Past 20 Years, According to Kauffman Paper

The pace at which the United States produces $100-million companies has been stable over the last 20 years despite changes in the economy. However, according to a new Kauffman paper released today, the locations and sectors in which those companies are created are changing.

A Tale of Two Entrepreneurs: New Kauffman Paper Highlights Different Types and Their Roles in Economy

Not all startup companies are created equal. Although both innovation-driven enterprises (IDEs) and traditional small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can provide valuable products and services and create jobs, IDEs – startups focused on addressing global markets based on technological, process or business model innovation – can potentially create hundreds or even thousands of high-skill jobs if they succeed.

Student and Faculty Entrepreneurs Face Unique Challenges, Conflicts in Taking Innovations from University Lab to Market

New technology innovations – and the startup companies formed to commercialize them – increasingly have their beginnings in university research labs. And it’s more likely that PhD students, not faculty, form the initial idea for a new technology. While in later stages these ventures resemble typical technology startups, they experience a different early development process, decision points and potential conflicts that can make or break an innovation’s chances of making it to market.

Startup Business Owners Optimistic About Growth in 2013, Kauffman / LegalZoom Index Shows

Early-stage business owners’ confidence is climbing, according to the first-quarter 2013 Kauffman/LegalZoom Startup Confidence Index, released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and LegalZoom.

Kauffman Foundation and PBS Distance Learning Expand Availability of Ice House Entrepreneurship Facilitator Training

The Kauffman Foundation and PBS Distance Learning Network are collaborating to offer worldwide, online facilitator training for the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program in response to a growing demand for training entrepreneurship educators. The program provides online education designed to inspire and engage students in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide. 

William Jewell College Receives $500,000 Grant from Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to Build Entrepreneurial Programming

William Jewell College has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to develop an entrepreneurship model for its campus community.

Kauffman Foundation Announces 2013 Recipients of Junior Faculty Fellowship Grants

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation announced today the recipients of the Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research (KJFF).

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