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We're awarding up to 15 Dissertation Fellowship grants of $15,000 each to Ph.D., D.B.A. or other doctoral students for the support of dissertations in the area of entrepreneurship. Apply now!

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"We are ready to stop making excuses for poor performance and to set higher expectations for district and charter schools."
Wendy Guillies, the acting president and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, writes: The emergence of broad support for a program like City Year is an indication that there is a desire to promote and invest in the school district when it is clear the status quo is unacceptable.
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Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson examines key attributes of a healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem and how local policymakers can improve their own ecosystems.

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Who are these so-called "supplemental entrepreneurs," and what can we learn from them?

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Entrepreneurs, you have to be thinking global all the time.

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Learn from the best: Senior Fellow Suren Dutia, who has 30 years of experience as a CEO and has been a member of publicly traded, private and nonprofit boards, shares his expertise in these new Kauffman Founders School videos.

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Millennials are coming out of college with more student loan debt and little-to-no credibility to show lenders. Where can they turn?

Kauffman Founders School took to Twitter, with the help of the U.S. Small Business Administration​, to share ideas >> http://bit.ly/1JDBbBx
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Following a promising 2013, the total amount of angel investment dropped 2.8 percent last year.

What does this mean for entrepreneurs? http://bit.ly/1L7nbOv
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Happening Today: Join Kauffman Founders School and the U.S. Small Business Administration​'s Twitter chat "Financing Your Venture."

Follow along on Twitter via #MillennialTreps >> http://bit.ly/1A0Dkol
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Savvy policymakers have been pointing to new and young firms as the true engines of economic growth for several years — but you can really see the progress when it filters down to federal programs — IF it filters down to federal programs.

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What's it like to be a #1MC entrepreneur? Kauffman researchers Colin Tomkins-Bergh and Arnobio Morelix explore.

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Welcome to Kansas City, City Year​!

With support from the Kauffman Foundation and a coalition of local community supporters, the organization will launch a pilot program in two Kansas City public schools in the 2015-2016 school year.

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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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