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SourceLink's Top Blog Posts about Growing Entrepreneurship in 2017

Our Top Blogs on Growing Entrepreneurial Communities

What trends in entrepreneurship and economic development are we going to see in 2018? Before we look ahead, it's important to reflect on what we learned the previous year. Here’s what our readers wanted to know about growing entrepreneurial communities in 2017.

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SourceLink's Year in Review - Growing Entrepreneurship in 2017

Year in Review: Growing Entrepreneurship in 2017

Here's a look back at 2017 and what our network has accomplished as we’ve helped communities across the nation (50+!) grow better and stronger entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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The Role of Entrepreneurs in Economic Disaster Recovery

Round Up: The Role of Entrepreneurs in Economic Disaster Recovery

Entrepreneurship allows a community hit by a natural disaster to come together and creatively solve problems in economic recovery.

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Empowering Local Economies through the Shop Local Movement

Empower Local Economies through the Shop Local Movement

Leverage the holiday shopping season to your entrepreneurial ecosystem's advantage and host a Shop Local campaign for your Microenterprises and makers.

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Restoring Puerto Rico through Entrepreneurship

Restoring Puerto Rico through Entrepreneurship

While Puerto Rico is recovering from Hurricane María, entrepreneurs play a vital role in restoring the local economy by selling and exporting goods and services in Colmena66's Shop+HirePR campaign.

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Grant Opportunity for Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Funding Opportunities Alert

Funding opportunity alerts for a Veteran Business Outreach Center and the Cities of Service Engaged Cities Award. Get your applications in today.

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Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit 2018

Mark Your Calendars: Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit 2018

Save the date for the second convening of entrepreneurship-led economic developers: Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit will be held April 25-26, 2018, in Kansas City, Missouri.

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NetWork Kansas Makes 50,000 Referrals to Connect Kansas Entrepreneurs to the Right Resources

A huge round of applause to our affiliate partners NetWork Kansas for providing 50,000 referrals to entrepreneurs and small business owners across the state of Kansas. That's 50,000 times NetWork Kansas connected someone to the resources, funding and training they need to start and grow their business.

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How Commons on Champa Unites Resources for Denver Entrepreneurs

How Commons on Champa Unites Resources for Denver Entrepreneurs

By building an underlying infrastructure for entrepreneurs through Resource Partner meetings and a smart database, the Commons on Champa is supporting entrepreneurs to take the next step in their entrepreneurial journey.

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How Kansas City celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

How Kansas City Celebrates 10 Years of Global Entrepreneurship Week

KCSourceLink is celebrating 10 years of Global Entrepreneurship in a big way hosting 150+ community-organized events covering everything from food and youth entrepreneurship to business funding and marketing.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week is November 13–17, 2017

Global Entrepreneurship Week: What It Is and Why You Should Care

Global Entrepreneurship Week is November 13–17 uniting millions of innovators, entrepreneurs, job creators, business owners and world leaders together to celebrate entrepreneurship.

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How Loudoun County Rallies Its Community around Entrepreneurship

How Loudoun County Rallies Its Community around Entrepreneurship

How do you bring your whole community together to celebrate entrepreneurs? Loudoun County, Virginia shares strategies for engaging with local entrepreneurs and resource providers for kicking off a week-long celebration.

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From Passion to Entrepreneurial Connections

Round Up: Re-energizing American Entrepreneurship

How can we build American jobs when entrepreneurship is in decline? Here's a collection of articles on rallying entrepreneurship in your community.

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#BringBacktheBus, Steve Case's Rise of the Rest Tour

Bring Back Steve Case and the Rise of the Rest Team to Your City

To celebrate the Rise of the Rest 6.0 tour, Steve Case and his team are kicking off a friendly challenge for all 26 of the past tour cities.

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We Create KC - State of Entrepreneurship Report

Measuring Entrepreneurship: SourceLink Tools Win Recognition from International Economic Development Council

SourceLink's tools for measuring entrepreneurship win a Gold Excellence recognition by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).

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