Best Practices

MOSourceLink: A Look at SBA by the Numbers

The Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy recently released a new Frequently Asked Questions.

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U.S.SourceLink: Adding Babson to the Fall Conference Schedule

The program provides a broad perspective on various aspects of entrepreneurship ecosystems, including issues many communities struggle with

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ARKSourceLink: Upcoming Business/Entrepreneurship MOOC Courses

Summary: Massive, open, online courses (MOOCs) are a great way for entrepreneurs and small business owners to continue their education or learn about something new. Here is a list of upcoming courses being offered by the leading MOOC providers from around the web.

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SoMNSourceLink: Get Some Gusts

Taking your business to the next level and seeking angel investors? Find your match using Gust!

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KCSourceLink: SBA Offers Broad Range of Support

The SBA works toward three strategic goals in its programming.

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The Secret to Getting Grants: Partnerships

Partners and relationships are the key to getting funding to support entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial support organizations.

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NetWork Kansas: Three Traits of Great Companies

Key take-aways from the book, "Great by Choice" by Jim Collins and Morten H. Hansen. The book focuses on the differences between what the authors refer to as "10X" organizations (those that consistently outperform their market over a long period of time) and competitors in their industry.

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Metro NOLA Sourcelink: Raising Prices Without Hurting Sales

A new pricing study of the Chicago ice cream market shows that consumers are four times as sensitive to price increases than they are to package downsizing (charging the same for a smaller volume).

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From creator to leader: The second stage entrepreneur

Second stage companies face specific pressure, and the Edward Lowe Foundation knows how to help.

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NetWork Kansas: Cultivating Entrepreneurial Culture-Real Life Examples

Steve Radley highlighting real-life examples of steps communities are taking to increase connectivity to the 3 Es: education, expertise, and economic resources and how those steps can benefit a metropolitan community.

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Tell Your Story of Entrepreneurial Success

Paul Wenske, senior community affairs advisor for the Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City, talked about telling your community story at the recent U.S.SourceLink conference.

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