Kauffman Foundation Will Host Oct. 8 Kansas City Stop on reddit "Internet 2012" Bus Tour

Kansas City is one of several Midwest stops on the reddit 10-day “Internet 2012” campaign bus tour recently announced by the social news website. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation will host the tour’s Kansas City visit from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8.

Deadline Reminder to Participate in Kauffman Foundation Global Scholars Program

Only 4 Days Left for recent U.S. College Grads to apply to participate in the Kauffman Foundation Global Scholars Program.  The deadline for recent U.S. college graduates with innovative business ideas to apply for the 2013 U.S. class of Kauffman Global Scholars is Monday, Sept. 24. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation will include up to 10 U.S. participants in its 2013 class of Kauffman Global Scholars.

Kauffman Foundation Sponsorship of Silicon Prairie News to Expand Coverage of Entrepreneurial Activity in Kansas City, Across Midwest

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation today announced a new sponsorship of Silicon Prairie News. The Foundation’s significant sponsorship will support the community-building organization in establishing a full-time presence in Kansas City, launching a series of entrepreneurship events here, and expanding its news coverage of entrepreneurial activity in the Midwest.

Kauffman Foundation Announces Grant to ITEN

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation today announced a grant to Innovate St. Louis in support of its initiative, the Information Technology Entrepreneur Network (ITEN), an organization that provides programs, events and access to resources that accelerate early-stage tech venture success. ITEN will use the $45,000 grant to enhance its programming for startup companies as well as for research into entrepreneurship in the St. Louis region and on the member companies supported by ITEN.

High-Growth Firms Flourish in Unexpected Locations and Industries, Kauffman Studies Show

Certain regions of the country continuously produce innovative, high-growth companies that have transcended the economic downturn of the last few years. Surprisingly, those regions include more than the expected locales like Boston and Silicon Valley. "The Ascent of America’s High-Growth Companies," a report series released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, reveals that high numbers of fast-growing firms are concentrated in unexpected regions and industrial sectors.

Kauffman Foundation Grant to Aid CODE2040 in Inspiring Underrepresented Engineering Students to Choose Startup Path

As CODE2040 begins recruiting computer engineering students for its 2013 summer Fellows Program, its efforts will be bolstered by a $330,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

Calling All Entrepreneurs: Startup Open Competition Deadline is 10 Days Away

Being competitive is the top priority for any startup company, but Global Entrepreneurship Week’s Startup Open competition puts it on the global scale. In this competition, however, startups aren’t competing for customers. They are competing for prizes that will help their companies be successful. And they only have 10 days left to enter the race.

Kauffman Foundation Awards Grant to Michigan State Law for ReInvent Law Laboratory

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation announced today that it has awarded a $150,000 grant to Michigan State University College of Law to support ReInvent Law, a law laboratory devoted to technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Kauffman Foundation Announces Grant to StartX

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation today announced an $800,000 grant to StartX, which runs a startup accelerator for university students, to support expansion and national scaling of the program.

New, Interactive iStart Business Profiles Connect Entrepreneurs to Startup Community

Networks are the most important tools entrepreneurs have for starting and growing their companies – next to their business ideas. iStart, a global online resource for business competitions, today unveiled its new website designed to make it easier for entrepreneurs to build a stronger network, get constructive feedback and connect with potential partners.

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