About The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) is a nonprofit, non-partisan publicpolicy think tank committed to articulating and advancing a pro-productivity and pro-innovation publicpolicy agenda internationally, in Washington and the states. Recognizing the vital role of technologyin ensuring American prosperity, ITIF focuses on innovation, productivity, and digital economy issues.Our mission is to help policymakers better understand the nature of the new innovation economyand the types of public policies needed to drive innovation, productivity, and broad-based prosperityfor all Americans.ITIF publishes policy reports, holds forums and policy debates, advises elected officials and theirstaff, and is an active resource for the media. It develops new and creative policy proposals to advanceinnovation and analyzes existing policy issues through the lens of advancing innovation andproductivity.
About the Kauffman Foundation
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is a private nonpartisan foundation that works toharness the power of entrepreneurship and innovation to grow economies and improve humanwelfare. Through its research and other initiatives, the Kauffman Foundation aims to open youngpeople's eyes to the possibility of entrepreneurship, promote entrepreneurship education, raiseawareness of entrepreneurship-friendly policies, and find alternative pathways for thecommercialization of new knowledge and technologies. It also works to prepare students to beinnovators, entrepreneurs, and skilled workers in the 21st century economy through initiativesdesigned to improve learning in math, engineering, science, and technology. Founded by lateentrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman, the Foundation is based in Kansas City, Mo.and has approximately $2 billion in assets.
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