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We Believe that the True Value of Capital Is to Fuel the World’s Most Ambitious Endeavors.

Fostering innovative leaders through a 2-year venture capital fellowship, industry events, summits, and a venture capital fund.

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Over 589 Fellows and over 1,000 distinguished mentors.

Striving to create greater equity in venture capital and tech.

Diversity and inclusion are about increasing the number of diverse voices in positions that influence the technology that will shape our future. Introducing the Kauffman Fellows Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship.

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Ewing Marion Kauffman
believed every person has the opportunity to be uncommon and take risks to achieve success. Learn more about Mr. Kauffman's legacy and our timeless values.
Kauffman Fellows Program

A rigorous 2-year executive education in venture capital and innovation leadership. Led by the world’s top 1% investors, educators, and innovation leaders.

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Introducing the Kauffman Fellows Fund, a global venture capital fund dedicated to partnering with the worlds leading entrepreneurs and elevating their ambitions.

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Journal & Podcast

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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  • data-science
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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November 29, 2018

14 Years To Go Public. What a Long Strange Trip It's Been.

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November 20, 2018

How Often Do VCs Collaborate With Each Other? The Data Tells The Tale.

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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- 10 hours ago

.@drjennyrooke #KF11 on helping steer early-stage #biotech companies: "It's a lot more work. There's all the scienc… https://t.co/iS6EDEhtVj
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- 20 hours ago

RT @ClaireEngland: Love @MacConwell's AMA knowledge-sharing thread. This is what @KauffmanFellows are all about....VCs with EQ, not just IQ…
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- 22 hours ago

“Venture capital firms notoriously tout themselves as “founder-focused” but, all too often, that support can be sud… https://t.co/xYqoptGSwo
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- 1 day ago

.@singh_sequoia #KF11, Managing Director of @sequoia, says that Zomato’s IPO forever changed the #IndianTech ecosys… https://t.co/FIUIwPcKAK
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- 2 days ago

In a new interview, @rokpec #KF25 shares the power of giving and building a community around the energy venture eco… https://t.co/fjCSKFmQLT
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