May 2022 Virtual Events Hosted by the Kauffman Foundation

Entrepreneurship Issues forum

Gig Work and Entrepreneurship.   Gig work has received increasing attention in recent years, particularly with the rise of digital platforms. From Uber drivers to Upwork’s “independent professionals,” there is no shortage of platforms enabling individuals and businesses to get services and talent on demand. What does the proliferation of digital platforms — and gig work more broadly — mean for entrepreneurship?

In this forum we will explore the landscape of gig work in the U.S., the various types of gig work people engage in, the relationship between gig work and entrepreneurship, and what this all means for policy and practice.

This event will take place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. CT May 26.

Register now.

Early-Stage Researcher Professional Development Series

The next virtual Early-Stage Researcher Professional Development session will take place on Friday, May 20 at 1 p.m. CT with mentor Jerome Katz at Saint Louis University. This session is open to 25 early-stage researchers.

Register for Professional Development Series  

2021 Kauffman Indicators of Entrepreneurship State Report on Early-Stage Entrepreneurship

The Kauffman Indicators of Entrepreneurship state report highlighting trends from 2021 is now available. This report presents state trends in early-stage entrepreneurship in the United States, including all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Download the report.

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