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The Kauffman Fellows Journal contains critical research, stories, and insights that dive deep into topics in venture capital, technology, and startups.

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April 03, 2020

Median Startup Valuations Are Up to 32% Higher in the Pacific and Northeast Regions

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March 27, 2020

This is how much harder it is to raise capital during a downturn

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March 25, 2020

Women VCs Invest in Up to 2x More Female Founders

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June 27, 2018

Introducing the Fellows of Class 23

Kauffman Fellows celebrates its most diverse group of talented leaders with Class 23

Read the Press Release to see the outstanding members of class 23 and their firms.

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November 14, 2017

Kauffman Fellows and PitchBook Announce Partnership to Empower Global Venture Capital Leaders

PitchBook today announced a new partnership with Kauffman Fellows. For the KF Network, the PitchBook Platform will serve as a tool to identify contacts, surface opportunities, and, ultimately, fundraise faster.

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