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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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June 14, 2017

Kauffman Fellows Announces 22nd Class

Kauffman Fellows is excited to launch Class 22, consisting of 51 top-tier investors from firms in the United States, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Europe. This largest class to date is comprised of 35% women and 8% traditionally underrepresented minorities.

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June 14, 2017

Kauffman Foundation Announced 2017 Recipients of Mid-Continent Scholarships

The Foundation has awarded its inaugural year of mid-continent scholarships to four members of Class 22.

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February 15, 2017

A message from Kauffman Fellows CEO on Core Values

In light of recent events temporarily banning entry to the U.S. for persons from 7 countries, Kauffman Fellows would like to state unequivocally what the phrase “core values” means to us as an organization.

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October 24, 2016

New Kauffman Foundation Scholarships to Accelerate the Midwestern Venture Capital Ecosystem

The Kauffman Foundation and Kauffman Fellows announced a partnership today to spur more capital investment opportunities in the Midwest.

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October 19, 2016

Smart Connected Capital Highlights Investment Ecosystems in the Midwest

More than 200 investors from five continents will gather in Kansas City for the Kauffman Fellows Reunion VC Summit on Oct. 24-25. The summit will highlight global VC trends and focus on the explosive growth of the Midwestern startup.

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September 6, 2016

Kauffman Fellows Welcomes Three New Board Members

Kauffman Fellows, the premier leadership organization in innovation and capital formation, has appointed three distinguished leaders in the venture capital industry to its board of directors.

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July 5, 2016

Kauffman Fellows Announces 21st Class

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