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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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December 17, 2020

How to use design thinking to raise your fund

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  • fundraising
November 12, 2020

The VC Framework For Optimizing Success: The Kauffman Fellows Four Pillars

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October 01, 2020

The Case for Camels: Part 2

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Congrats @BRobertsVC (#KF3), @VCsurferDAD (#KF4), Bong Koh (#KF10), @rnbracken (#KF13) and the @Venrock team on Ven… https://t.co/VGoGCtzJlu
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- 17 hours ago

💯 Agreed! Venture Capital needs more women and BIPOC. More female/BIPOC funders and entrepreneurs = a more robust… https://t.co/Vjz5IhL8XT
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- 23 hours ago

Startups are staying private longer and growing larger. This presents an interesting dilemma for Seed funds. Enter… https://t.co/THWWFt8mLI
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- 1 day ago

We’re keeping the Pop-Ups rolling! 👏 Many thanks to Kauffman’s own @JacquelinesLife (KFHQ Director of Events) and… https://t.co/ncCKFGOp75
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How does a market of (a bit over) half the world’s population, spending over $20 Trillion a year sound?… https://t.co/7hdI6cvsmA
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