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It's been a year since we launched "Build A Stronger America, The Entrepreneur's Movement," and we want to thank you for your dedication and involvement. As the next phase in this effort, we are transitioning the Movement to its new home within the Kauffman Foundation's website for entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship.org. The transition will officially occur on Monday, October 11, 2010.
It's been a year since we launched “Build A Stronger America, The Entrepreneur's Movement,” and we want to thank you for your dedication and involvement. As the next phase in this effort, we are transitioning the Movement to its new home within the Kauffman Foundation's website for entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship.org.
In an effort to boost the number of women starting high-growth businesses, the Kauffman Foundation announced a commitment of $500,000 to Astia, a premier business accelerator that works with women-led startups.
What does it mean to be wrong? According to Kathryn Schulz, author of "The Wrong Stuff: Adventures in the Margin of Error," we are all wrong. In a recent Infectious Talk podcast from the Kauffman Foundation, Schulz explains to host Paul Kedrosky how trouble arises when business and political leaders don't admit to mistakes.
What is the structural context in which new businesses are created in the United States? A new report from the Kauffman Foundation entitled Neutralism and Entrepreneurship: The Structural Dynamics of Startups, Young Firms, and Job Creation, delves into the idea that patterns do, in fact, exist in the formation of new firms in America. These patterns help to explain why startups and young companies dominate net job creation in the country.
The Kauffman Foundation joins Google, Autodesk and ePlanet Ventures as a supporter of Singularity University (SU), the academic institution with the goal of preparing the next generation of leaders to address "humanity's grand challenges." The partnership between Kauffman and Singularity will leverage the university's programs and Kauffman Foundation research and initiatives to support entrepreneurship and innovation focused on the "grand challenges," such as sustainable water, energy and poverty.
The words of the Entrepreneur's Pledge have lived in your heart and mind, but now they can live on the wall in your company or even your home! The Kauffman Foundation is issuing this limited edition poster — at no charge — to the first 200 people who email Build A Stronger America with their full name and mailing address.
A new report from the Kauffman Foundation notes entrepreneurs, though certainly risk-takers in business, are generally are more conservative financially.
Kauffman report, "After Inception," indicates that when a given group of startups reaches age five, the group's employment level is 80 percent of what it was when it began.
Kauffman Foundation senior fellow Paul Kedrosky, host of Kauffman podcast "Infectious Talk" speaks with economist Arnold Kling.
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