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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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October 03, 2019

Data Show that Gender-Inclusive Founding Teams Have Greater Success in Fundraising and Inn...

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September 27, 2019

VC Turned Founder Takes Impact Into Her Own Hands

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September 20, 2019

The Limited Partner Landscape - With Jeff Weinstein of FJ Labs

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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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