Other Successful Projects
SourceLink helped the state of Alaska map resources across an area 2.5 times the size of Texas. The network was recognized by the University Economic Development Association with their Award of Excellence in the Partnership Development category.
The Greater Des Moines Partnership sought to understand new firm job creation for a multi-county central Iowa area. SourceLink was able to gather, standardize, and analyze data from an innovative dataset to yield key young firm insights by industry, worker demographics, and employment/wage statistics.
SourceLink was tapped by the St Louis Data Collective to confidentially and securely collect small business client data from 13 local technical assistance providers to create the first ever regional innovation and entrepreneurship report from the combined aggregated data. The effort allowed for the Data Collective to tell a comprehensive story around diversity and inclusion in the technology sector and illustrated the collective impact of entrepreneurs served by one (or many) local ecosystem players.
The New Economy Initiative, a special project of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, engaged SourceLink to understand and map resources in Southeast Michigan. SourceLink provided project management and coordination of a coalition of partners to deliver a 68-page comprehensive assessment of the entrepreneurship environment of Southeast Michigan.
We Create Jobs is a report researched by SourceLink with our KCSourceLink affiliate that pioneered new forms of statistical analysis to quantify the impact of first-time employers to a specific metro's economy.
The Greater Des Moines Partnership led a collaborative effort that brought SourceLink to Central Iowa in the summer of 2012. That regional CISourceLink effort was later expanded statewide and now operates as IASourceLink.
SourceLink has developed of many kinds of entrepreneurship service visualizations, maps, grids, and infographics. These have been done for six major Cities, in rural Northwest Missouri, and even two different Resource Rail℠ entrepreneurship maps (Tu Camino Empresarial and KC Resource Rail).
SourceLink helped the Center for Executive Education, Development and Excellence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia identify and map its entrepreneurial resource assets. SourceLink developed a library of content including on-the-ground resources, how-to guides, articles and videos.
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