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


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

Beyond Collisions: Entrepreneurship Infrastructure

Growing Entrepreneurial Communities

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Solutions to Build Your Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

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8 Reasons Why You Should Attend the Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit

Best practices for attending and speaking at entrepreneur and economic development Conferences

Provoke your thinking and get down to business at the Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit: a conference for economic developers and supporters of entrepreneurship.

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RoundUp: Economic Development after Amazon’s HQ2

Economic Development after Amazon’s HQ2

Entrepreneurs and small business owners are more important to economies than Amazon's HQ2. Here's why.

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A Practitioner’s Approach to Entrepreneurship


We published the field guide on building and supporting entrepreneurship called Beyond Collisions: How to Build Your Entrepreneurial Infrastructure. Discover how to empower and retain entrepreneurs in your community.

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Build an Entrepreneurial Infrastructure

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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