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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

Kauffman Foundation Research Finds that Grassroots Entrepreneurs Think Locally, Act Locally

By PRWEB | Apr 18, 2014 --- Environmentalists and locavores aren’t the only ones who think and act locally — entrepreneurs do too. That’s according to a new report released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Presenting findings from a survey of participants at the Kansas City 1 Million Cups entrepreneurship program, the report offers lessons for any city trying to build a strong entrepreneurship community.

Devlin talks about success, sale of Rent-A-Center at entrepreneur forum

By Jerry Siebenmark | Apr 16, 2014 Tom Devlin said his son’s struggles with schoolwork led to the sale of Rent-A-Center. That was one of the revelations the 66-year-old entrepreneur and founder of the national rent-to-own chain made on Tuesday to a full lecture hall at the Wichita State University Center for Entrepreneurship Meritrust Entrepreneurship Forum.