NetWork Kansas is growing an entrepreneurial environment in Kansas by cultivating resources to start and grow small businesses. We are a statewide network of non-profit business-building resources that help entrepreneurs and small business owners startup and grow successful businesses. 

Latest News

Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge awards more than $10,000 to student entrepreneurs

By: Brent Fritzemeier | April 29, 2016 --- High school and college students in Kansas competed for $10,000 in prizes at the Kansas Entrepreneurial Challenge.


By: Anne Dewvall | April 20, 2016 --- Thirty-five high school and middle school students representing twenty-three business concepts from NetWork Kansas Entrepreneurship (E-) Communities recently earned the opportunity to compete at the Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge on April 25 by finishing at the top of sixteen local youth entrepreneurship competitions held across the state.

8 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During March

By NetWork Kansas | April 4, 2016 --- During the month of March, 8 new businesses received NetWork Kansas funding through the E-Community program and StartUp Kansas program. Congratulations!

NetWork Kansas client, Hopping Gnome Brewing, presents at 1 Million Cups ICT

NetWork Kansas client, Hopping Gnome Brewing, presented at 1 Million Cups ICT.

Latest Blog Posts

Robert Litan: NetWork Kansas is boosting entrepreneurs

Robert Litan, a Wichita attorney-economist, shares his thoughts on NetWork Kansas' approach to assisting entrepreneurs.
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A Lacking Safety Net

By: Christina Long & Ted Kriwiel | February 16th, 2016 --- Typically, entrepreneurs tend to be white, male and from upper-income families. Why is this?
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Growing Our Own

By: Jonathan Long | December 14, 2015 --- In Wichita, where I live, leaders are grappling with how to reignite the area’s economy. Regionalism, entrepreneurship and the recruitment of young talent dominate – if not drive – local discussions. While a focus on these ideas is smart, another even more perceptive solution continues to be overlooked: diversity and inclusion.
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Harnessing the Power of an Entrepreneurial Mindset

By: Ted Kriwiel | November 16, 2015 --- Earlier this month, Christina shared a beautiful post on the role entrepreneurship played in her childhood. This week, I’ll share a bit of my experience.
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Changing Mindsets to Affirm Entrepreneurship

By: Christina Long | November 2, 2015 --- Entrepreneurship is risky business and, for many households living from paycheck-to-paycheck, you don’t gamble with your future. Instability, like failure, just isn’t an option.
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Upcoming Events

Online Accounting Software Courses

Location: Overland Park, KS
Starts: Mar 16, 2016 @ 12:00 AM

FastTrac Growth Venture

Location: Topeka, KS
Starts: Mar 17, 2016 @ 5:30 PM

Online Accounting Software Courses

Location: Overland Park, KS
Starts: Apr 13, 2016 @ 12:00 AM

Meeting of the 3 Ms: Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money

Location: Wichita, Kansas
Starts: May 02, 2016 @ 3:00 PM


Location: Overland Park, KS
Starts: May 03, 2016 @ 7:30 AM

Securing Your Business Summit

Location: Topeka, KS
Starts: May 03, 2016 @ 7:30 AM

QuickBooks Intermediate

Location: Overland Park, KS
Starts: May 03, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

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NetWork Kansas is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Kansas that connects aspiring, emerging, and established businesses to a wide network of business-building resource organizations across the state. NetWork Kansas provides small businesses and entrepreneurs with free, easy access to the resources they need to succeed.

NetWork Kansas also works with communities through its Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership to create local, sustainable funding programs as well as creating a virtual network of expertise and educational resources for entrepreneurs at the local level.