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Who are your women-in-tech heroes?
Each year on August 26 we celebrate Women’s Equality Day, marking the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, which gave women the right to participate more fully in the political process of...
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See you at the chat! All entrepreneurs welcome.

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Learn how schools in Kansas City and nationwide are partne with nonprofits, software developers, entrepreneurs, universities, and researchers to find new ways to improve education.

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With less than a week away from the deadline for the 2016 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship, Growthology highlights great work from dissertations completed by previous fellows.

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announces $10 million in funding through the Economic Development Administration’s 2015 Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program.

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Entrepreneur and early-stage investor Brad Feld outlines the importance of smart CEOs clearly understanding the financial dynamics of their business >> http://bit.ly/1K1ZxkG
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Big News: The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced $4.4 million in support for accelerators in 39 states (plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico).

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And as usual, not a single one in my area that I am even allowed to apply for - these groups always seem to discriminate on age or gender.   
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Co-founder, where do Unicorns come from?

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Congratulations to our own Wendy Guillies and Alicia Herald for being named to the Kansas City Techweek100 list!

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Entrepreneur and early stage investor Brad Feld explains how he bootstrapped his first company and why clever entrepreneurs know there’s more than one way to ramp up cash.

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The most valuable resource for many companies, of any age or size, is not capital. Or cash. Or patents, ideas, or their brand.

It’s talent.
The most valuable resource for many companies, of any age or size, is not capital. Or cash. Or patents, ideas, or their brand. It's talent. Especially for the innovative and high-tech companies that see growth through new products or services that don't have close substitutes, ...
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How does trust — expectations about the trustworthiness of others — affect the likelihood of starting a business venture?

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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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