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 […]
The future of entrepreneurship in economic development: An update on the EDP certification
Last year, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) supported the development of a new professional certification for the field in partnership with SourceLink and the International Economic Development Council. The Entrepreneurship Development Professional (EDP) certification course is a first-of-its-kind accreditation that offers knowledge and tools for developing and implementing […]
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, according to The New York […]
Measuring Entrepreneurship: SourceLink Tools Win Recognition from International Economic Development Council
SourceLink’s tools for measuring entrepreneurship win a Gold Excellence recognition by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
Maximizing Connections at Entrepreneur and Economic Development Conferences
Entrepreneur and economic development conferences are a great way to network with the best and learn while focusing on sustaining and supporting entrepreneurial ecosystems.