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The NetWork Kansas Referral Center

The NetWork Kansas Referral Center is a free service for entrepreneurs and small business owners who are interested in starting or growing a business in Kansas. A staff of experienced referral coordinators guides clients through the basic legal requirements that affect their particular business and connects them to resources that offer expertise, education, and financial assistance. Our motto? The right resource at the right time. Entrepreneurs can contact the referral center online by chat or e-mail and toll-free. This process saves entrepreneurs time, money, and frustration, enabling them to make a positive difference in the Kansas economy.

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NetWork Kansas resource partners are nonprofit or public sector organizations that provide business-building services to entrepreneurs and small businesses. Working with a NetWork Kansas resource partner helps businesses get the prompt, local assistance they need to access all types of resources to start or grow their business. NetWork Kansas has a network of 500+ resource partners offering all kinds of business assistance.

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Entrepreneurship News

NETWORK KANSAS ANNOUNCES YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

Hays, Kan. - Hays, KS - The Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) State Championship, featuring high school and middle school students from 29 schools across Kansas, awarded young entrepreneurs with over $11,000 in prize money on Monday at Fort Hays State University. The winner of the state championship and a $5,000 prize was Christian Calliham with CT Feeds. Calliham is in 12th grade at Colby High School. CT Feeds is an operating business that provides nutritious feed and custom-tailored coaching for show livestock in northwest Kansas. 

Students Qualify for Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge State Championship

Wichita, Kan. - Thirty-six business concepts earned the chance to participate at the 2017 YEC State Championship April 24 at Fort Hays State University hosted by NetWork Kansas. These business ideas are represented by 56 students from 29 schools across Kansas. Students won a berth at the state championship by winning a sanctioned YEC-series competition, or by having their executive summary win out in a competitive qualifying round.