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

News Release: NetWork Kansas Supports Business Owners' Training at Destination BootCamp

Wichita, Kansas, January 22, 2015 --- NetWork Kansas has designated the business certificate program Destination BootCamp by The Schallert Group of Longmont, Colo., as a board-certified program that qualifies for up to $3,000 in funds to cover registration and travel expenses for businesses in the network's 48 Kansas Entrepreneurship (E-) Communities.

Five Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During December

By: NetWork Kansas | January 14, 2015 During the month of December, five businesses received NetWork Kansas funding through StartUp Kansas, the Kansas Capital Multiplier Funds and E-Community Partnership. Congratulations!

Second Ice House Entrepreneurship Program Offered in Wichita

By: NetWork Kansas | January 7, 2015 --- The Wichita Entrepreneurship Community is offering a second Kansas Ice House Entrepreneurship Program in Wichita beginning March 11, 2015. Register now.

New Resource Partner Added: Kansas Department of Commerce, International Trade

By: NetWork Kansas | January 6, 2015 --- NetWork Kansas' statewide network of resources is growing! The Kansas Department of Commerce, International Trade has joined us as our 507th resource partner offering business-building services to Kansas entrepreneurs.

Latest Blog Posts

Director's Dialogue: Ice House

By: Erik Pedersen | January 28, 2015 --- A couple of years ago, Jill Nichols (Rice County Economic Development Director) called and asked me to travel to Sterling for a meeting. She and Brian Richter (teacher at Sterling High School and facilitator of the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program) were hosting the first Rice County Ice House class and she knew I'd want NetWork Kansas to be a part of this.
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Links to Like – January 2015

By: NetWork Kansas | January 23, 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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MOSourceLink: The League of Independent Workspaces

By: Kate Hodel | January 23, 2015 --- It sounds like a club for superheroes…and maybe it is. Five St. Louis-area coworking spaces have formed a cooperative called the St. Louis League of Independent Workspaces to better serve startup and growth-oriented entrepreneurs, the drivers of the economy.
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Staying Positive by Setting Precedent

By: Imagene Harris | January 21, 2015 --- All it takes is one step, or in the writer's case, one winter run to prove you can do it. How setting a precedent can help you stay positive and increase the attainability of your goals.
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8 Must-Read Entrepreneurial Books

By: Anne Dewvall | January 15, 2015 Whether you are planning a big year of business growth or trying to challenge your mind, we’re here to stoke your entrepreneurial fire with eight killer book suggestions from our staff recommended to improve your business game or just keep you on your toes.
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Upcoming Events

Online Accounting Software Courses

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Starts: Jan 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Kansas Day

Location: Paola, KS
Starts: Jan 31, 2015 @ 3:00 AM

Free KSBDC Consultations

Location: El Dorado, KS
Starts: Feb 02, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Contacts & Contracts: Making the Right Connections at KC Small Business Networking Event

Location: Kansas City, MO, Kansas
Starts: Feb 03, 2015 @ 7:15 AM

Start Your Own Business

Location: Emporia, KS
Starts: Feb 03, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Quick Start Business Planning

Location: Wichita, Kansas
Starts: Feb 04, 2015 @ 3:00 PM


Location: Topeka, KS
Starts: Feb 04, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

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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.