R&D for your Entrepreneurial Community: Identify, Connect, Empower and Measure


IdentifyIdentify

the entrepreneurial resources in your community and make them visible

Connect Connect

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

Empower Empower

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

Measure Measure

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


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How Iowa Built a Statewide Network for Entrepreneurs

IASourceLink Celebrates Five Years

IASourceLink connects people to people to help advance and accelerate Iowa entrepreneurship. But it didn't happen overnight. Read how IASourceLink united their entrepreneurial community into a vibrant ecosystem.

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How KCSourceLink Became a Go-To Source for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

SourceLink Founder Maria Meyers addressing Kansas City's entrepreneurial community

The story of connecting entrepreneurs to the right resources at the right time at KCSourceLink is 15 years in the making—and they're just getting started.

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Connecting Rural Entrepreneurs to Business-Building Resources in Northwest Missouri

NWMOSourceLink Connects Rural Entrepreneurs to Business-Building Resources

Northwest Missouri is taking a step to grow entrepreneurship in the rural 18-county region, by making deliberate, strategic and intentional efforts to connect entrepreneurs and grow entrepreneurship.

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Our Team


Maria Meyers

Maria Meyers

Founder of SourceLink. Maria helps communities build—and measure— entrepreneurship ecosystems.

Rob Williams

Rob Williams

Director of SourceLink. Rob covers all things related to building more connected and more impactful entrepreneurial infrastructures.

Dara Macan

Dara Macan

Director of global business development for SourceLink. Dara connects entrepreneurial communities with solutions to “grow their own” and drive economic impact.

Pola Firestone

Pola Firestone

Relationship Manager and Affiliate Liaison for SourceLink. Pola supports SourceLink’s entrepreneurial communities, helping them find ways to increase their visibility and value.

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A few numbers that make us proud and highlight our work building robust local economies the last 15 years

3,700
Resource Providers
88,321
Requests for Resources
387,674
Referrals to Resources

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