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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 04, 2020

Deconstructing the Pipeline Myth and the Case for More Diverse Fund Managers

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  • fundraising
December 12, 2019

What to look for in LPs

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  • fundraising
December 06, 2019

Advanced Degrees Correlate with More Funding and Better Returns for Startups

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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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RT @bfeld: Feld Thoughts: Venture Deals Online Course – Spring 2020 Registration Is Open https://t.co/KzjoCIcg6G
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This afternoon @KauffmanFellows came together to share insights on how blockchain and digital assets wil ltransform… https://t.co/e0FtZbXlWn
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We continued the morning with more fellow to fellow gatherings discussing diversity findings from @KauffmanFellowshttps://t.co/zS60iVtbiw
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