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Network Kansas: Entrepreneurship Links to Like

Published Jan 16, 2015

by: Anne Dewvall
There are so many things going on in the world of entrepreneurship that it’s impossible for us to share it all with you on our blog or in our news articles. Here are a few things we're enjoying on the web this month.

1.) How One Woman Got Past the No’s and Landed VC Fundingfunding
This article uses a real life example of how one woman entrepreneur learned from being told “no,” and kept tweaking her pitch until it worked. Read more.

2.) 5 Fears You’ll Need to Conquer Before Starting a Business
This article lists five common fears that can inhibit your startup’s success. Read more.

3.) If You Want Your Daughter to Become a Future Tech CEO, Make Her Join the Girl Scouts 
The author explains how the Girl Scouts’ move to selling cookies online may help get girls interested in technology. Read more.

4.) How U.S. Foreign Policy Could Promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation Abroad 
In many cases, the challenges faced by entrepreneurs around the world are the very same ones holding back innovators and potential business owners in the United States: limited access to financing and talent, a dearth of information and resources, and a mindset in which the high risk of failure outweighs the potential rewards. Read more. 

5.) Want $50,000 for your startup?
Move to Kansas City! LaunchKC is doling out a total of $500,000 in grants and office space, mentoring and free legal, accounting, marketing, cloud computing and educational support to 10 startups who relocate to Kansas City. Read more.

Content contributed by Anne Dewvall, Network Kansas. Network Kansas is a proud affiliate of U.S. SourceLink, America’s largest resource network for entrepreneurs.