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. 

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WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY TO OFFER “GROWING RURAL BUSINESSES” ENTREPRENEURIAL PROGRAM IN SCOTT CITY THIS SEPTEMBER

August 22, 2016 Wichita, KS – Wichita State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship, in partnership with the Scott County E-Community and the NetWork Kansas E-Community Partnership, is pleased to announce the entrepreneurial certificate program “Growing Rural Businesses” will be offered in Scott City this September. This 8-week course is custom-made to meet the needs of existing rural business owners who are ready to grow.

7 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During July

By NetWork Kansas | August 15, 2016 --- During the month of July, seven new businesses received NetWork Kansas funding through the Capital Multiplier, StartUp Kansas and E-Community programs. Congratulations!

WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY TO OFFER “GROWING RURAL BUSINESSES” ENTREPRENEURIAL PROGRAM IN MCPHERSON THIS SEPTEMBER

August 15, 2016 Wichita, KS – Wichita State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship, in partnership with the McPherson County E-Community and the NetWork Kansas E-Community Partnership, is pleased to announce the entrepreneurial certificate program “Growing Rural Businesses” will be offered in McPherson, KS this September. This 8-week course is custom-made to meet the needs of existing rural business owners who are ready to grow.

FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR E-COMMUNITY PROGRAMS!

By: Anne Dewvall | August 4, 2016 --- NetWork Kansas and the Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership announces funding for FY2017 (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017) for board certified programs. Access to this funding is competitive and intended to complement E-Community investment in various programs.

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Leadership Training Energizes Central E-Communities

Leadership Team Performance Training The Leadership Team Performance Training pilot was a success! On Monday, June 27, five E-Communities gathered in McPherson for a full-day training. Don Macke, Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, led a lively workshop filled with thought-provoking discussion points and ideas for participants to take back to their communities.
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2016 E-Community Selection Process Begins

Erik Pedersen, Vice President of Entrepreneurship, announces the opening of the 2016 E-Community Competitive Round.
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2015-2016 YEC Season a Success!

By: Anne Dewvall. As the school year gives way to summer across the state, I am revisiting the past year of youth entrepreneurship at NetWork Kansas. Through our Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) series, E-Communities host local entrepreneurship competitions for students ranging in age from 7th to 12th grade. The 2015-2016 school year marked our third successive year partnering with communities at the local level to organize these events.
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Robert Litan: Seniors can help millennial entrepreneurs

Seniors can help millennial entrepreneurs, an opinion piece by Robert Litan for the Wichita Eagle. The submission is reprinted with permission.
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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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Upcoming Events

Online Accounting Software Courses

Location: Overland Park, KS
Starts: Jul 13, 2016 @ 12:01 AM

Quick Start Business Planning

Location: Wichita, KS
Starts: Aug 26, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

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

Location: Wichita, KS
Starts: Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

L'Attitudes goes to Peru!

Location: Wichita, KS
Starts: Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:30 PM

Blue Ribbon Academy Lunch & Learn

Location: Topeka, Kansas
Starts: Aug 30, 2016 @ 11:30 AM

Creating Buzz with Facebook Advertising

Location: Wichita, KS
Starts: Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:00 PM

Startup: Idea to Enterprise

Location: Colby, KS
Starts: Aug 31, 2016 @ 8:30 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.