Entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of our communities

At SourceLink, we champion the doers, innovators and job creators by helping communities develop inclusive networks of support. Through a tailored mix of technology solutions and consulting services, we’ll walk you through the successful roadmap for driving entrepreneurship-led economic impact. 

Identify

the entrepreneurial resources in your community and make them visible

Connect

your community through a central hub—a robust website, a one-stop hotline and a community calendar of events

Empower

your ecosystem by engaging, listening, responding and collaborating to solve problems and fill gaps

Measure

your impact, based on your entrepreneurial ecosystem’s stage of development

The Resource Navigator®

An easy-to-use, interactive database that simplifies the process of connecting business owners with the right support at the right time.

SourceLink℠ Pro

A decision-making engine that empowers economic developers and ecosystem builders to make data-driven program decisions.

SiteConnex™ Website

A solution that puts your enterpreneuruial ecosystem in the line of sight of entrepreneurs who need resources to start and grow their businesses.

Growing Local Entrepreneurial Communities

Looking to improve your community’s entrepreneurial infrastructure?

Watch this video to see how we can help.

About SourceLink

We understand that developing a truly effective entrepreneurial ecosystem requires an expertly tailored mix of technology, community engagement, and measurement. Since our launch in 2003, we have been dedicated to helping communities drive equitable economic impact through entrepreneurship, and we love what we do.

“Working with SourceLink was incredible.”

Success Story: Rural Northern Wisconsin

Nicolet College partnered with SourceLink to develop its collective resource network, the GRID (Guiding Rural Innovation & Development). In 2021, the GRID greatly expanded its visibility and attracted 726 businesses into the program serving almost 1,000 people, and they’ve continued to grow ever since.

“Working with SourceLink was incredible,” said Sandy Bishop, executive director for Economic and Community Development at Nicolet College. “They really listened to us and took our feedback to heart. If we could envision it, they could figure out how to make it happen.” 

Entrepreneurial Economic Development Calendar

Attending conferences and events is one of the best ways to stay up-to-date with entrepreneurship-led economic development. To help you monitor industry happenings, we’ve curated a list of national events that spotlight entrepreneurs and the organizations that support them.

We wrote the book on ecosystem building

Read Beyond Collisions, our field guide to building and sustaining entrepreneurship in your community. With practitioner-tested and actionable steps, this book shares what SourceLink and our network of ecosystem builders have learned from building entrepreneurial support networks over the past 20 years.

Networked for Visibility and Impact

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