For the better part of the last decade, our field has greatly evolved. The concept of building networks of support, or what has sometimes been referred to as, forging “entrepreneurial ecosystems”, has been a key focus for many advancing the idea that innovation and entrepreneurship will be the future of...
Congratulations to all the grantees awarded funds to participate in the SBA Community Navigator Pilot Program. You are embarking on work that is critical to building back inclusive and more resilient communities. We are excited to see so many in our SourceLink℠ network become hubs and/or spokes, and eager for...
Measuring Entrepreneurship: SourceLink Research Wins Recognition from International Economic Development CouncilSarah Mote
We know that entrepreneurs play a crucial role in a community's economic vitality. Now we know quantifiably the impact of startups on a local economy.
Measuring Entrepreneurship: SourceLink Tools Win Recognition from International Economic Development CouncilSarah Mote
SourceLink's tools for measuring entrepreneurship win a Gold Excellence recognition by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
We Create Jobs, a new report out of Kansas City and researched by KCSourceLink, tracks the job contributions by its startups, at the metro level.
We asked SourceLink communities what challenges they face when building entrepreneurial ecosystems. Here's what they said.
Why measure? Here's a roundup of articles to help you think about why and what you measure on the way to your goals.
Measuring jobs is only one metric in measuring an entrepreneurial ecosystem. Use the right data and tools to map your community's assets and build a sustainable economy.