Best Practices

At what development stage is your entrepreneurial ecosystem?

How Do You Grow Entrepreneurship? [Survey]

At what stage is your entrepreneurial ecosystem—and what are your obstacles to growth?

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Global Entrepreneurship Week

5 Ways to Grow Your Entrepreneurial Community with #GEW

How can your community leverage Global Entrepreneurship Week to bring together your local entrepreneurship community? Here are seven ways to use GEW to connect and empower your entrepreneurs and rally your community around the importance of entrepreneurship.

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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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