Best Practices

Opportunities for Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Grant Opportunity: Close the Gaps in Entrepreneurship

The Kauffman Inclusion Challenge is designed to find, understand and grant funds to nonprofit entrepreneurship-support organizations that can help female entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs of color achieve higher rates of success.

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Network Kansas: 2015-2016 YEC Season a Success!

Through our Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) series, E-Communities host local entrepreneurship competitions for students ranging in age from 7th to 12th grade. The 2015-2016 school year marked our third successive year partnering with communities at the local level to organize these events.

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Goldman Sachs 10K Women Entrepreneurs

Investing in the Power of Women

10,000 Women initiative has transformed local economies and the businesses and confidence of women entrepreneurs.

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GrowingEship Summit

Highlights from Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit

Call it the largest focus group in entrepreneurial development. The Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit (#GrowingEship), held on May 4 and 5, 2016, attracted more than 200 entrepreneurial thought leaders and practitioners.

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Dara Macan, Director of Business Development

SourceLink Hires New Business Development Director to Fuel Expansion

Dara Macan will help identify international communities that are ready to build sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems

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Jeremy Goldberg, Civic Innovator

What We're Reading: How Startups Are Helping Build a 21st Century Government

Jeremy Goldberg and Jay Nath share insights on how governments can—and should—be more entrepreneurial in their policies and operations.

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Building Relationships

Building Win-Win Relationships with Private Sector Businesses

Relationships with private sector companies can evolve into long-term partnerships to build ever stronger entrepreneurial communities.

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We Create Capital Report

KCSourceLink Explores Access to Capital and Ignites Regional Capital Pools

KCSourceLink uses report to drive action around funding for entrepreneurs

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Winston-Salem Alliance

Winston-Salem Considers its Gaps as it Expands the SourceLink Network

Assessing gaps in the Winston-Salem entrepreneurial ecosystem

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Phoenix Ecosystem WordCloud

What's Up in Entrepreneurship in Phoenix?

The Phoenix community collaborated to identify entrepreneurial resources.

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IASourceLink UNI and IEDA Team

IASourceLink: A Unique Approach to Helping Entrepreneurs

Iowa offers an enhanced hotline for entrepreneurs through the Business Concierge

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Pot Rack Kansas

NetWork Kansas Uses its SourceLink Network to Build E-Communities and Drive Capital into Local Businesses

500 business-building resources make up NetWork Kansas

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MSENetworks Webinars

MSE Networks Connects Mississippi State University Extension to Present Webinar Series

MSENetworks reaches entrepreneurs through webinar series.

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Loudoun Small Biz Week

Finding Events and Classes Just Got Easier in Loudoun County, VA

Loudoun SourceLink's central calendar topped nearly 10,000 pageviews last year.

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Puerto Rico Provides Resource Info in Spanish and English

Colmena 66 offers bilingual entrepreneurship support

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