Watch the Videos: Video from the Kauffman Foundation’s 7th Annual State of Entrepreneurship Address Now Available

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Featuring remarks from Kauffman CEO Wendy Guillies and Representative Steve Chabot, House Small Business Committee chair

WHAT:    The Kauffman Foundation has posted videos featuring the 2016 State of Entrepreneurship Address, guest speaker remarks and panel discussions. This year’s address focused on the “startup deficit” and ways to promote entrepreneurial growth in the years to come.

WHO:     Three video clips feature:

  •     Kauffman Foundation President and CEO Wendy Guillies presenting the “New Entrepreneurial Growth Agenda” filled with policy recommendations from leading economists and entrepreneurial researchers that suggest:

o    Increasing federal research and development investments to catalyze innovation and entrepreneurship
o    Expanding the labor force through a startup visa that would create a pathway for immigrant entrepreneurs
o    Reducing risk for potential startup founders through entrepreneurship insurance

  •     Rep. Steve Chabot—chairman of the House Small Business Committee, speaking about how Congress can empower America’s entrepreneurs.
  •     Bloomberg View Columnist Paula Dwyer moderating two panels:

o    The first featuring contributors to the New Entrepreneurial Growth Agenda, who offered recommendations for how to support entrepreneurship and business growth.
o    The second featuring former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett and former Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman, who provided political commentary and feedback.

All three video clips can be accessed at

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, and follow the Foundation on and

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