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Just what exactly are we trying to stimulate?
Ruhe Thom
4/1/2009
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Question: What written document is so expensive that it comes out to about $4,800,849 per word?

Answer: With approximately 177,052 words and a price tag of around $850 billion dollars, it is the recently approved American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 – a.k.a....

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Kauffman Foundation Study Finds More than Half of Fortune 500 Companies Were Founded in Recession or Bear Market
Ruhe Thom
6/9/2009
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A new study by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation finds a silver lining in today's challenging economic times: Recessions can spur entrepreneurship, which leads to the creation of much-needed new jobs.

The study The Economic Future Just Happened found that more than half of the...

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Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity: 1996 – 2009 Report
Ruhe Thom
5/27/2010
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According to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity: 1996 – 2009 report, U.S. small business startups launched in 2009 reached record highs when compared to startups created during the 2007 – 2009 recession. Additionally, the report uncovered that entrepreneurial growth was the highest among 35-...

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Kauffman Labs Education Ventures Teleconference
Ruhe Thom
8/17/2010
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Thinking about applying for the Kauffman Labs Education Ventures Program? Don’t miss your chance to listen in on the final informational teleconference to learn more about the program and ask questions.

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Kauffman Scholar Debuts Blog on Wired.com
Ruhe Thom
1/5/2012
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Social Dimension, a new blog on Wired.com written by Kauffman Foundation Senior Scholar Samuel Arbesman, explores the mathematics behind understanding society and civilization.

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Let's Shrink the Growing World of Entrepreneurship
Thom Ruhe
11/26/2013
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Long understood to be the engine of the U.S. economy, the world is embracing entrepreneurship as one of the primary means of building a long-term recovery. Ironically, for this spreading global fervor to make a sustainable impact, the world of entrepreneurship must shrink.

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Leveraging Broadband to Power Growth
Ruhe Thom
2/20/2010
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Last week the FCC unveiled recommendations for using broadband to advance key national priorities. The plan, which can be read here, identifies the top priorities as:

• Creating jobs and economic opportunity

• Improving healthcare and controlling costs

• Providing more educational opportunities and improving outcomes

• Promoting energy independence and efficiency

• Enhancing...

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Life Science Entrepreneurs: Apply for the Newest Kauffman Summit
Ruhe Thom
2/29/2012
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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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Life Science Entrepreneurs: Apply for the Newest Kauffman Summit
Ruhe Thom
2/29/2012
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Summary:

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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Look Who's Supporting Startup Act 2.0
Thom Ruhe
6/26/2012
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In his ever-watchful eye on the latest policy news affecting entrepreneurship, Mark Marich has rounded up the latest Startup Act 2.0 endorsements. Of those supporters is tech giant Google.

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