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E-Community Loan Fund: The Trojan Horse

Erik Pedersen of NetWork Kansas shares data that highlights the impact of the E-Community Partnership.

Expert to conduct marketing/sales workshop in Wichita for business owners this week

Jon Schallert of the popular Longmont, Co. business development program, Destination Business BootCamp, is scheduled to present a community-based marketing/sales workshop on December 15 and to reconnect with six Wichita business owners who attended his training in October.

New Board Certified Program Announced

Maker Space Boot Camp approved by NetWork Kansas’ board as a best practice entrepreneurship program

New initiative to help improve Kansans’ access to healthy food

The Kansas Health Foundation launched the Kansas Healthy Food Initiative (KHFI) at the Kansas Leadership Center in Wichita to help improve Kansans' access to healthy food. Guest contributor, David E. Procter, Ph.D., shares details about the initiative, its purpose and potential impact.

50,000 NetWork Kansas Referrals to Statewide Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

True to its mission of connecting entrepreneurs and small business owners with the right resources when they are needed most, NetWork Kansas is nearing a milestone marker of providing 50,000 referrals across the state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

How to Start a Fab Lab from Ground Zero

Learn how to start your own makerspace with our friends at Independence Community College!

$1.75 Million RAISED TO CREATE AND SUPPORT LOCAL LOAN FUNDS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Two communities were selected by NetWork Kansas to participate in its innovative Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership. Neosho County and Morton County received $104,000 in tax credits, enabling them to raise $138,667 to be loaned to local businesses and/or used to pay for NetWork Kansas board certified programs, ultimately creating a dynamic entrepreneurial environment.

NetWork Kansas Announces New Website to Help Kansas Businesses Grow

NetWork Kansas recently launched a new website to help better advance, connect and promote entrepreneurship across the state of Kansas. The network collaborated with SourceLink, a national leader in building entrepreneurial infrastructures, to reimagine their online presence.

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.

The Power of Opportunity

By: Christina Long and Ted Kriwiel | October 21, 2015 --- Opportunities are powerful. They can shift trajectories, outlooks, outcomes and perspectives. Opportunities, when met with preparation lead to success, according to the late Zig Ziegler.