Kauffman Foundation Director of Research & Policy Will Speak to U.S. House Members on Entrepreneurship’s Impact on Economy

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E.J. Reedy will discuss the current state of entrepreneurship, including policies to promote new business creation; Make It In America Hearing will be streamed live tomorrow from 2-4 p.m. EDT at https://www.youtube.com/embed/crWHXIHhClE

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Director of Research and Policy E.J. Reedy will address members of the U.S. House of Representatives regarding the role of entrepreneurship in creating economic opportunities for Americans. The event will be streamed live from 2-4 p.m. EDT with Reedy’s remarks on the first panel from 2-2:30 p.m. EDT.

In addition to sharing research on how entrepreneurship impacts U.S. job creation, Reedy will outline the Kauffman Foundation’s initiative, called the “New Entrepreneurial Growth Agenda,” that seeks to solve major economic challenges through new business creation. Reedy will also discuss several areas of public policy that impact entrepreneurship and growth, including those dealing with taxes, immigration, the structure of regulations and intellectual property.

A leading, nonpartisan research foundation, the Kauffman Foundation regularly releases widely cited reports to spur entrepreneurship, including the 2015 Kauffman Index: Startup Activity. With the goal of creating new knowledge about entrepreneurship, Kauffman’s research consistently impacts and educates policymakers at the national, state and local levels.

About the Kauffman Foundation
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 http://www.kauffman.org, and follow the Foundation on twitter.com/kauffmanfdn and facebook.com/kauffmanfdn.

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