Best Practices

U.S.SourceLink Announces Winner of the Innovative Practices Challenge

Lemonade Day Alaska takes the top prize and $2,500 in the U.S.SourceLink Innovative Practices Challenge.

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Vote Today for Innovate Entrepreneurial Practices

Cast your ballot in the U.S.SourceLink Innovative Practices Challenge through April 13.

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Visit FRED and Come Back Smarter!

The Focus on Rural Entrepreneurial Development (FRED) Conference takes place May 3-5 in Fairfield, IA

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Kauffman Life Science Ventures Summit

The Kauffman Life Science Ventures Summit is a two-day education experience for founders of early-stage diagnostics, digital health, medical device and therapeutics companies.

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The Lean Startup: What's an M.V.P?

MVP: if you’re a sports fan (and who isn’t in March?), it means Most Valuable Player. If you’re Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, it means Minimally Viable Product.

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Outsourcing American Ingenuity

America Online's founder talks about the likelihood of American entrepreneurship sharing the fate of American manufacturing in a Washington Post article.

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The State of Entrepreneurship

State and local governments hold the key to accelerating economic growth in 2012, reports the Kauffman Foundation.

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Improving the Odds for Small Business

A report from the U.S. SBA reveals SBDCs critical role in in bridging the small business gap.

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Best Practices in Economic Development: Big Bucks for Small Business

NetWork Kansas, a U.S.SourceLink affiliate, announces exciting, million- dollar news about its E-Communities Program, a great model that could be adopted by other states.

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Entrepreneurship Makes a Big Play at the Super Bowl

The Kauffman Foundation asks entrepreneurs to take the leap with an ad for this Sunday's Super Bowl.

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Des Moines Adopts U.S.SourceLink to Improve Entrepreneurial Ecosytem

The Greater Des Moines Partnership, Iowa, joins the U.S.SourceLink® ecosystem to bring together the fragmented resources that support small business and entrepreneurship in Des Moines.

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Tri-Cities Business Builder Supports Strong Business Environment

The Tri-Cities area of Washington State is the newest community to adopt the U.S.SourceLink® model for linking entrepreneurs and small business owners to the resources they need to start and grow successful businesses.

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How Do Universities Participate in the Innovation Economy?

The Presidents-Investors Summit Survey on Innovation and Entrepreneurship reveals universities' engagement in innovation and entrepreneurship on their campuses and in communities.

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U.S.SourceLink® Welcomes Two New Affiliates: ArkansasSourceLink and the State of Ingenuity

Arkansas, Wisconsin and Illinois join the USSourceLink family to bridge vital, on-the-ground business-building resources for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

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