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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Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Across America

Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Across America

See how the largest focus group in entrepreneurship-led economic development plans on growing entrepreneurial communities across the nation. Here are the takeaways and insights from the Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit.

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How to Celebrate Entrepreneurs with National Small Business Week

Celebrating Entrepreneurs with National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week is the perfect time to connect with your community's small business owners and startups and shine a light on the resources available to start and grow a business.

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Day 1 Highlights from #GrowingESHIP: Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit

Attendees at Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit

The first day of our Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit was packed with smart people and smart ideas. Here are just a few takeaways from just the first day.

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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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