Tag: entrepreneurship ecosystem
SourceLink leads the charge in entrepreneurship-led economic development in post-pandemic economy
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Deploy Date: September 7, 2022 Contact: Johanna Cook (816) 235-6482 | [email protected] SourceLink leads the charge in entrepreneurship-led economic development in post-pandemic economy Kansas City, Mo. — Entrepreneurship has always been a vital contributor to the U.S. economy. Research from the Kauffman Foundation and others shows that startups […]
Fall conferences to boost your entrepreneurship knowledge
Relationship building is fundamental to SourceLink’s ecosystem building methodology, and we make it a priority not only in our work with affiliates, but also with our own industry peers. Attending conferences and events allows us to spark new connections, learn from those who are doing similar excellent work, and gives us all a chance to […]
Engaging in local community innovation: SourceLink continues partnership with the National League of Cities to build thriving entrepreneurship ecosystems
Communities across the country are working together to build thriving cities in the global, innovation-driven economy as part of the City Inclusive Entrepreneurship (CIE) program from the National League of Cities (NLC). Today, we’re excited to celebrate the third cohort of communities committed to advancing their communities through entrepreneurship. SourceLinkSM proudly serves as an official […]
Welcome Chicago and the ChiBizHub for Entrepreneurs
Chicago is the latest community to join the SourceLink family and to build a stronger entrepreneurial infrastructure for its entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Insights: Insider Tips for Building Relationships with Foundations
Read these tips from foundation leaders on how entrepreneurship ecosystem builders can develop relationships with foundations that invest in community economic development.
How Is Your Community Scaling Up?
“Without growth, this is no real entrepreneurship,” says Dan Isenberg—and that’s why you need a plan to both create startups and grow them.
9 #ESHIPSummit Takeaways from Ecosystem Builders
We asked our staff, strategic partners and SourceLink community leads to share some of their key insights from the Kauffman Foundation’s #ESHIPSummit.
Making the Case (and Connections) for Inclusive Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship happens everywhere—not just on the coasts. It happens in urban centers and rural communities, among tech innovators and in shops on Main Street. And here’s how we can invite more people to the table.
Round Up: What Is an Entrepreneurship Ecosystem?
A round up around articles about what an entrepreneurship ecosystem is and the first steps to buidling one. Spoilers: understand your community and what it needs.