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

The 2015 Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership Competitive Round Now Open

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By: NetWork Kansas | June 3, 2015 NetWork Kansas is seeking additional Kansas communities to participate in its innovative Entrepreneurship (E-Community) Partnership. The 2015 round of E-Community partnership proposals will be accepted through August 7, 2015.

Simone Elder Hired as Manager of Rural Entrepreneurship in Western Kansas

By: NetWork Kansas | May 29, 2015 Simone Elder has been hired as the Manager of Rural Entrepreneurship, Western Region for NetWork Kansas. Elder works with nearly 20 NetWork Kansas E-Communities in western Kansas to cultivate entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Anne Dewvall Promoted to Manager of Entrepreneurship Communities

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By: NetWork Kansas | May 22, 2015 Anne Dewvall has been promoted to the position of Manager of Entrepreneurship (E-) Communities. Dewvall works with the 48 NetWork Kansas E-Communities and Erik Pedersen, Vice President of Entrepreneurship, to create and implement programs that cultivate entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Students Awarded More than $10,000 in Prizes at Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

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Students walked away with more than $10,000 in prizes after the two regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Events in southeast Kansas (April 29) and northwest Kansas (May 6).

Latest Blog Posts


Fifteen Minutes That Are Worth Your Time

By: Steve Radley | May 21, 2015 We have created an annual report that will allow each of you to track long term progress and annual activity for NetWork Kansas.
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Links to Like – April 2015

By: NetWork Kansas | April 1, 2015 --- There are so many things going on in the world of entrepreneurship that it’s impossible for us to share it all with you on our blog or in our news articles. Here are a few things we’re enjoying on the web this month.
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Molding Entrepreneurial Culture from Clay

By Jamie Hofling | March 28, 2015 --- Entrepreneurial progress is possible for every community. Jamie Hofling shares some of the steps fledgling NetWork Kansas Entrepreneurship Community Clay County has taken over the past year to cultivate their entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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Director's Dialogue: Courtland Fun Day: 50 Years and Growing

By: Erik Pedersen | March 20, 2015 --- A small town festival in Courtland Kansas is bucket-list worthy. Why Courtland Fun Day earned a spot on Erik Pedersen's "must do" list.
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U.S. Sourcelink: Four Indicators to Assess Local Ecosystem Vibrancy

By: Sarah Mote | March 19, 2015 --- When you build entrepreneurial ecosystems, it's important to be accountable to your goal and your entrepreneurs. That's why we love this new report from the Kauffman Foundation, "Four Indicators to Assess Local Ecosystem Vibrancy."
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Upcoming Events

Online Accounting Software Courses

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Online Accounting Software Courses

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Starts: Jun 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Kansas Sales and Compensating Use for Construction Contractors

Location: Overland Park, KS
Starts: Jul 07, 2015 @ 2:00 PM

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

Location: Wichita, Kansas
Starts: Jul 07, 2015 @ 3:00 PM

Quick Start Business Planning

Location: Wichita, Kansas
Starts: Jul 07, 2015 @ 3:00 PM

Kansas Retail Sales and Compensating Use Tax

Location: Overland Park, KS
Starts: Jul 07, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

ECJC Angel Series- Preparing for Due Diligence

Location: Fairway, Kansas
Starts: Jul 09, 2015 @ 11:00 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.