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

Ice House Entrepreneurship Program launches in Wichita

By Emily Behlmann | July 30, 2014 --- The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program, a course designed to help people think like entrepreneurs, will be offered this fall in Wichita for the first time.

Links to Like – July 2014

By NetWork Kansas | July 25, 2014 --- 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.

Growing Rural Businesses Entrepreneurial Certificate Program

Growing Rural Business
By Wichita State University | July 21, 2014 --- The Center for Entrepreneurship's Growing Rural Businesses (GRB) program is a 11-week certificate program that provides practical, applied knowledge customized for the specific needs of rural businesses. Offered throughout the state, sessions cover topics such as market research, vendor relationships, financials, and advertising strategy.

EyeVerify receives a significant investment contribution

By Sean McDowell | July 17, 2014 --- A member of Kansas City’s Startup Village received a major boost Thursday. Owners at EyeVerify announced they’ve received $6 million in financial support from four major investors.

Latest Blog Posts

ARKSourceLink: Creating An Engaging Website

By Aaron Harris | Jul 28, 2014 --- If you, as an entrepreneur or aspiring entrepreneur, are reading this blog post then you probably already realize the importance of having a web presence for your company. While all kinds of social media are great, you can’t beat a basic website to make yourself and your company visible on the Internet. Even if you don’t do your own website work, it’s important to understand how people will potentially interact with the site. Once you have a website, you need people to use it.
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SoMNSourceLink: Building a Pitch for Your Idea

By Maria Brown | Jul 24, 2014 --- With major league baseball in full swing now, we’re not talking about what happens between the mound and home plate here! Entrepreneurs are constantly faced with delivering their “pitch” to audiences, whether financial partners, other entrepreneurs, friends and family, and more.
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Introducing: Board Certified Programs

By Erik Pedersen | July 23, 2014 --- Have you ever had an idea and after kicking it around for a few days thought to yourself, "You know, this has the chance to be great... if I can just figure out how to tell others about it in a way that makes sense?" That's where I'm at with a new E-Community opportunity that our NetWork Kansas Board approved in June.
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KCSourcelink: Steps to Launch - 4 Legal Tasks Every Startup Should Tackle

By Kate Hodel | Jul 21, 2014 --- Starting a business is one of the most exciting things you’ll ever do. But it’s also really scary. However, the way you manage risk early on prevents you from spending your time (and money) putting out future fires.
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Farmers’ Markets For All

By Jamie Hofling | July 18, 2014 --- The air fills with the smell of smoking sausage and scones. People stroll amidst fresh flowers, vine-ripened tomatoes, and aged cheeses, chatting with farmers and artisans.
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Upcoming Events

Summer Youth Camp - IT / Enterprise Development Project

Location: Topeka, KS
Starts: Jun 03, 2014 @ 6:50 PM

First Friday Focus

Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Starts: Aug 01, 2014 @ 6:30 AM

Considering Starting a Business?

Location: Andover, KS
Starts: Aug 01, 2014 @ 2:00 PM

Starting a Small Business Workshop - Andover

Location: Andover, KS
Starts: Aug 01, 2014 @ 2:00 PM

Free Small Business Consultations - El Dorado

Location: El Dorado, KS
Starts: Aug 04, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

QuickBook Fundamentals

Location: ,
Starts: Aug 05, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

Kauffman Sketchbook


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.