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KCSourceLink: How to Make Micros Mighty

Two years ago KCSourceLink Resource Partners gathered to discuss the plight of the microenterprise, identify the resources that are available and develop a plan to help fill gaps for Kansas City’s small business entrepreneurs. How is that plan working two years later?.

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SourceLink Virginia: Virginia Community Economic Network and Accion Launch Strategic Partnership

New strategic partnership helps Virginia entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses through microfinancing and business education and addresses gaps in access to capital and credit in under served markets around the state.

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KCSourceLink: The Battle for Tech Talent

We know tech jobs are in hot demand—and by 2020, there will be an estimated 1.4 million open tech jobs nationwide and only 400,000 workers. Kansas City recently held a workshop to address the issue head on.

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SourceLink Rolls Out New Logo and Tagline

SourceLink's logo has changed but our commitment to customer service and our passion for entrepreneurship will never waver.

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Dallas B.R.A.I.N: Libraries as Entrepreneurship Hubs

The culture of collaboration and learning in libraries is a natural fit for supporting an inclusive, entrepreneurial community. Read how the Dallas B.R.A.I.N. utilizes the assets of their public library system as resources for entrepreneurs.

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Network Kansas: A Lacking Safety Net

Chirstina Long and Ted Kriwiel of Network Kansas summarize a recent blog post, "Does Racial Wealth Disparity Hinder Entrepreneurship," by Kauffman researcher, Emily Fetsch.

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Dallas B.R.A.I.N.: Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Building an inclusive entrepreneurial community is a way for Dallas to capitalize on some of their assets while offsetting some of their challenges. Read how the Dallas B.R.A.I.N. leverages industry, ethnic and neighborhood diversity and brings together disparate groups.

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The City of Baltimore Launches SourceLink

On Thursday, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced the launch of Baltimore City SourceLink, an online resource for small businesses and entrepreneurs, which is a product of U.S.Sourcelink. ®

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Partnership to Connect Entrepreneurs to Local Resources in Tampa Bay

JPMorgan Chase & Co., Tampa Bay WaVE and SourceLink provide tools to help Tampa Bay’s small businesses capitalize on entrepreneurial strengths of the region

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Building the B.R.A.I.N.

We are not the B.R.A.I.N., the network is the brain. That is the motive behind our brand: the Dallas Business Resource and Information Network. In this third post in a series, read how the Dallas B.R.A.I.N. builds their Resource Partner Network.

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Dallas B.R.A.I.N. Client Support

Clients can reach the Dallas B.R.A.I.N. by phone, email or during our office hours at the various public library branches. This is one of our most important contributions to the local business ecosystem. In this second post in a series, read how the Dallas B.R.A.I.N. provides client support.

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Dallas: The Evolution of the B.R.A.I.N.

The Dallas B.R.A.I.N. is a unique partnership between Dallas' Office of Economic Development and the Dallas Public Library, that will serve as the new tool for the City to promote entrepreneurial literacy and local business development, via the 28 library branches spread throughout Dallas. In this first post in a series, Daniel Oney, Business Ecosystem Manager, shares how the Dallas B.R.A.I.N. evolved.

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Year of Entrepreneurship Conferences

A Year of Entrepreneurship 2016: Calendar of Events to Celebrate Entrepreneurs and Economic Development

Here's your 2016 calendar of awesome events to celebrate entrepreneurship and economic development.

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Your Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015

We count down the top blog posts from our affiliates and friends that resonated most with readers.

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IASourceLink: Build It and They Will Come?

With my recent trip to Silicon Valley to take a deep dive into the lean startup methodology offered by Steve Blank and the National Science Foundation, several fundamental flaws in our approach to entrepreneurship were identified by Blank and his team.

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