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. 

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E-Community Partner Featured in "Now That's Rural"

By: Ron Wilson | November 18, 2014 --- Now That’s Rural: Jim Correll, Ice House Entrepreneurship . We're proud to support a robust partner network. Jim Correll, who leads initiatives in the Entrepreneurship Community of Northern Montgomery County, was recently profiled by Ron Wilson for his recurring feature, "Now That's Rural."

Five Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During October

By: NetWork Kansas | November 17, 2014 During the month of October, five businesses received NetWork Kansas funding through StartUp Kansas, the Kansas Capital Multiplier Funds and E-Community Partnership. Congratulations!

New Kauffman ‘Thoughtbook’ Explores Ideas That Drive Progress through Education, Entrepreneurship

Courtesy of PRWeb | November 14, 2014 --- Prepare to get fired up about the future. The 2015 Kauffman Thoughtbook, released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, captures thoughts, ideas and discoveries made by Foundation leaders, partners and other experts about how education and entrepreneurship are driving growth and progress in the economy and our increasingly global society. How the Foundation is working in its hometown of Kansas City also is featured content in the book.

Kansas Startup Comes to Hays

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By Network Kansas | November 13, 2014 --- Put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur Nov. 14-16 at Kansas Startup in Hays, sponsored by NetWork Kansas.

Latest Blog Posts

SSBCI Western Regional Conference: State-Driven. State-Led. Turning Conferences on Their Head.

By: Imagene Harris | November 21, 2014 --- A revolutionary participant-driven conference shook things up in the world of the U.S. Treasury. Imagene Harris shares how the Western Regional SSBCI Conference focused on collaboration when it comes to growing programs like NetWork Kansas' Kansas Capital Multiplier Funds.
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Sharing Perspectives at the Unconference

By Jamie Hofling | November 20, 2014 --- Shared viewpoints on a variety of topics at the Project 17 Unconference leads to realizations about the democratic process at play in NetWork Kansas Entrepreneurship Communities.
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Director's Dialogue: Dodge City's Economic Growth Teaches Lessons

By: Erik Pedersen | November 19, 2014 --- Dodge City has grown from the 260th strongest micro-economy in '04 to the 21st strongest micro-economy in '14. A recent presentation by Joann Knight of Dodge City/Ford County Development Corporation and William Fruth of the POLICOM Corporation delved into keys to Dodge City's success.
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Destination Bootcamp: Review

By Anne Dewvall | November 18, 2014 Destination BootCamp draws entrepreneurs from across the country to Longmont, Colorado for an intensive 2 1/2 day educational experience. Anne Dewvall attended the October 2014 BootCamp and found it rewarding for entrepreneurs and community leaders alike. Read the full review.
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10 Ways to Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

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By NetWork Kansas | November 17, 2014 --- November is National Entrepreneurship Month, and there are gobs of events (a bonafide bevy) that honor entrepreneurs and innovators, right here in Kansas. Global Entrepreneurship Week hosts quite a few, and that runs November 17-23. But the celebration of entrepreneurship can’t be contained in just a week.
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Upcoming Events

Kansas SBDC Online Classes

Location: any city, any state
Starts: Jan 01, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Who Owns the Ice House

Location: Topeka, Kansas
Starts: Sep 23, 2014 @ 5:30 PM

Business Booster Series

Location: Wichita , KS
Starts: Oct 03, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

BASH - Business and Social Hour

Location: Garnett, KS
Starts: Nov 25, 2014 @ 8:00 AM

Housing Authority of Kansas City, Missouri - Keep It Safe

Location: Kansas City, MO
Starts: Nov 25, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Small Business Finance

Location: Topeka, KS
Starts: Nov 25, 2014 @ 1:30 PM

1 Millions Cups Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO
Starts: Nov 26, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

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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.