Build better support for entrepreneurs
Partner with the nation’s leader in entrepreneurship-led economic development
Grow economic impact with the help of a national network
Tap into the support and best practices of fellow ecosystem builders nationwide
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.
the entrepreneurial resources in your community and make them visible
your community through a central hub—a robust website, a one-stop hotline and a community calendar of events
your ecosystem by engaging, listening, responding and collaborating to solve problems and fill gaps
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.
A decision-making engine that empowers economic developers and ecosystem builders to make data-driven program decisions.
A solution that puts your entrepreneurial ecosystem in the line of sight of business owners who need resources to start and grow their companies.
Growing Local Entrepreneurial Communities
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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
Business building organizations in our national network
Requests from entrepreneurs for assistance