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Corporate social responsibility is not only for large corporations; it should be a piece of every entrepreneur’s strategy.

Here's why >> http://bit.ly/1JAnBQT
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Aspiring entrepreneurs take different paths to launch their first startup.

Is an MBA in your plans? http://bit.ly/1RN31Mc
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While U.S. economic confidence is slowly rising, the Chinese are 95 percent confident in the economic direction of their country.

Read about the policy growing this confidence >> http://bit.ly/1Gm1pDD
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TODAY: Join Kauffman Founders School and the U.S. Small Business Administration on Twitter as we discuss how Millennial entrepreneurs can build strong founding teams.

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Are policymakers focused on building entrepreneurial economies in the name of jobs, or is it really a cunning worker training strategy as we start to equip all our young to be familiar with the dynamics of opportunity recognition?

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See what's happening this week in entrepreneurship policy >> http://bit.ly/1AXJgPU
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1 Million Cups​ alum, this one's for you:

Introducing "One in a Million," a pitch competition for #1MC entrepreneurs >> http://bit.ly/1LHSjI5
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A recent ruling by the California Labor Commission declared an Uber driver was an employee rather than an independent contractor sent shockwaves through the sharing economy — with policy implications that will reverberate for quite some time.

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If culture is truly a primary motivating factor for aspiring entrepreneurs, how can it be more inclusive to both parents and women?

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Researcher Chris Jackson explores reasons why U.S. patent protection doesn't produce optimal results for spurring innovation.

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How you accomplish something in life is as important as what you accomplish >> http://bit.ly/1FaXV54
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"Given my deep respect for Mr. Kauffman, it is an honor to be named CEO of the Foundation that bears his name."

Meet our new President and CEO, Wendy Guillies >> http://bit.ly/1JHmxJ7
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Fostering economic independence by advancing education and entrepreneurship
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The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is a private, nonpartisan foundation that aims to foster economic independence by advancing educational achievement and entrepreneurial success. Founded by late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman, the Foundation is based in Kansas City, Mo., and has approximately $2 billion in assets. For more information, visit www.kauffman.org, and follow the Foundation on www.twitter.com/kauffmanfdn and www.facebook.com/kauffmanfdn.

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