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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Six Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During February

By: NetWork Kansas | March 20, 2015 During the month of February, six businesses in Derby, Emporia, Leavenworth, Lyons, and Sterling received NetWork Kansas funding through StartUp Kansas, the Kansas Capital Multiplier Funds and E-Community Partnership. Congratulations!

Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Returns to Kansas

By: NetWork Kansas | March 18, 2015 NetWork Kansas' second annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge series will bring together students from across northwest Kansas and southeast Kansas to compete for more than $10,000 in total prize money on April 29 in Columbus, KSand May 6 in Leoti, KS. The youth entrepreneurship competitions are being organized by NetWork Kansas, with generous sponsorship being provided through the AT&T Aspire program.

Why Economic Gardening? IEDC Article Explains Growth Strategy.

By: NetWork Kansas --- What can economic gardening do for me? We're often asked this question by resource partners and CEOs. A recent IEDC magazine article focuses on this economic development strategy that has already benefitted 56 high-growth Kansas businesses.

Eleven Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During January

By: NetWork Kansas | February 12, 2015 During the month of January, eleven businesses in Lucas, Scott City, Cottonwood Falls, Lyndon, Overland Park, Norton, Manhattan, Great Bend, Emporia and Wichita received NetWork Kansas funding through StartUp Kansas, the Kansas Capital Multiplier Funds and E-Community Partnership. Congratulations!

Latest Blog Posts


Molding Entrepreneurial Culture from Clay

By Jamie Hofling | March 28, 2015 --- Entrepreneurial progress is possible for every community. Jamie Hofling shares some of the steps fledgling NetWork Kansas Entrepreneurship Community Clay County has taken over the past year to cultivate their entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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Director's Dialogue: Courtland Fun Day: 50 Years and Growing

By: Erik Pedersen | March 20, 2015 --- A small town festival in Courtland Kansas is bucket-list worthy. Why Courtland Fun Day earned a spot on Erik Pedersen's "must do" list.
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U.S. Sourcelink: Four Indicators to Assess Local Ecosystem Vibrancy

By: Sarah Mote | March 19, 2015 --- When you build entrepreneurial ecosystems, it's important to be accountable to your goal and your entrepreneurs. That's why we love this new report from the Kauffman Foundation, "Four Indicators to Assess Local Ecosystem Vibrancy."
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USSourcelink: BusinessUSA: Government Resources for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

By: Sarah Mote | March 13, 2015 --- BusinessUSA was created to be a centralized, one-stop platform to make it easier for business owners to find and access the services of federal government agencies.
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Loudoun SourceLink: How to Host a Grand Opening

By: Lois Kirkpatrick | March 11, 2015 --- You've worked hard for a long time to get your business off the ground. Finally, you're ready for your grand opening. How can you get customers to come to your big event, and make it so unique that the press wants to cover it?
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Upcoming Events

Small Business Tax Workshop

Location: Liberal, KS
Starts: Mar 31, 2015 @ 9:00 AM

Contractors Tax Workshop

Location: Liberal, KS
Starts: Mar 31, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

Small Business Tax Workshop

Location: Garden City, KS
Starts: Apr 01, 2015 @ 9:00 AM

Contractors Tax Workshop

Location: Garden City, KS
Starts: Apr 01, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

How to Start a Business

Location: Topeka, KS
Starts: Apr 01, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Small Business Tax Workshop

Location: Dodge City, KS
Starts: Apr 02, 2015 @ 9:00 AM

FREE Small Business Consultations - Augusta

Location: Augusta, KS
Starts: Apr 02, 2015 @ 10:00 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.