Weekly Update, Issue 45, August 24, 2010
Kauffman Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Get a Complimentary Copy of the Entrepreneur's Pledge Poster!
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 — one per person, at no charge — to the first 500 people who email Build A Stronger America with their full name and mailing address. Due to popular demand after last week's announcement, Kauffman has expanded the offer to the first 500 people to request a poster. You can proudly display this inspiring pledge that speaks to the value of entrepreneurs in our society. Email today>>
Kauffman Lauches iStart for New Businesses
The Kauffman Foundation is addressing a need in the world of business plan competitions with iStart, the first web-based, customizable platform that helps organizations simplify how they market and administer business plan competitions around the world. Understanding that the time and complexity required to administer these competitions can have a negative effect on size and quality, the Kauffman Foundation has launched iStart to provide a single resource to a complex process. Learn More>>
From 2008 to 2009, the age group 35 to 44 experienced a large increase in entrepreneurial activity from 0.35% to 0.40%. Source: Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity
Why don't we have a National Entrepreneuers' Day in the U.S.? Sign the petition