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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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February 08, 2019

First Time Funds Just Keep Getting Bigger

Across the globe, between 2012 and 2017, the Median First-Time VC fund went from $27M to $51M. And the top quartile (75th Percentile) more than doubled from $66M to $139M.

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December 06, 2018

It feels like the first time… feels like the very first time. 40% of VC funds are first-...

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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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