SourceLink + The IEDC: New Certification Program Uniting Economic Developers and Entrepreneurs

The last two years have witnessed a boom in entrepreneurial activity like never before. According to 2021 data from the Census Bureau, Americans filed paperwork to start 4.3 million businesses last year in spite of the economic recession — a 24 percent uptick from the previous year, and the most in a decade and a half,...

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How to Connect to Main Street Businesses with a Shop Local Campaign

Leverage the holiday shopping season to your entrepreneurial ecosystem's advantage and host a Shop Local campaign for your Main Street entrepreneurs. Here are four ways your economic organization can do to support local business.

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