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Entrepreneurs have been showcased, praised, and glorified—in books, TV shows, movies, magazines, and events.

What does it mean for entrepreneurs and startups to step into the spotlight of pop culture?
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Though economic unpredictability is waning, startup business owners still face a disquieting lack of access to credit.

Read our third annual Kauffman Foundation/LegalZoom survey report to learn more >> http://bit.ly/17zxw8e
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See what's new this week in entrepreneurship policy >> http://bit.ly/1A3wOGE
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Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix explores the findings in Amy Wilkinson's new book "The Creator's Code." http://bit.ly/1FjFU6F
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In case you missed it: See our 2015 State of Entrepreneurship Address in photos, featuring featured speakers Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce, and Maria Contreras-Sweet, SBA Administrator.

Acting President and CEO Wendy Guillies delivered the sixth annual address and called for economic renewal through a new entrepreneurial boom, beginning with two of the biggest demographic forces shaping the U.S. economy: Boomers and Millennials.

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Introducing the Kauffman Compendium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data, a data reference guide for academics, other data providers, or anyone interested in new research developments in entrepreneurship.

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Our new Entrepreneurship Policy Digest offers demographic data on baby boomers and millennials, highlighting positive and negative influences on their entrepreneurial potential, such as access and exposure to entrepreneurship education, high student debt and household net worth.

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Four things we shared during our recent State of Entrepreneurship Address delivered by Wendy Guillies, acting president and CEO.

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Mark your calendars! Kauffman Founders School is hosting a Twitter Chat Tuesday, February 24, with special guest U.S. Small Business Administration​.

Join us to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing Millennial Entrepreneurs!
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+Dell Pacino Haha! Maybe next time.
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Is it possible that American human capital is out of sync with current economic opportunities?

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We're soliciting grant proposals to investigate trends specific to Millennials and Boomers as it relates to entrepreneurship.

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Once a novel concept, crowdfunding has become an accepted practice in the realm of entrepreneurship.

For entrepreneur Denny Hollick, co-founder of ConceptKicker, providing a 3D printing service to artists in the form of a crowdfunded service seemed like a natural next step.

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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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