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

11 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During December

By NetWork Kansas | January 11, 2016 --- During the month of December, 11 new businesses received NetWork Kansas funding through the Kansas Capital Multiplier Funds and E-Community program. Congratulations!

6 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During November

By NetWork Kansas | December 7, 2015 --- During the month of November, 6 new businesses received NetWork Kansas funding through the Kansas Capital Multiplier Funds, E-Community program and StartUp Kansas program. Congratulations!

News Release:$1,493,333 RAISED TO CREATE AND SUPPORT LOCAL LOAN FUNDS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Wichita, Kansas, November 23, 2015 --- NetWork Kansas announced that it has selected five additional rural communities to participate in its innovative Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership. El Dorado, Geary County, Hodgeman County, Rooks County and Russell County received $375,000 in tax credits, enabling them to raise $500,000 to be loaned to local businesses and/or used to pay for NetWork Kansas board certified programs, ultimately creating a dynamic entrepreneurial environment.

5 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During October

By NetWork Kansas | November 3, 2015 --- During the month of October, 5 new businesses received NetWork Kansas funding through the E-Community program. Congratulations!

Latest Blog Posts


Growing Our Own

By: Jonathan Long | December 14, 2015 --- In Wichita, where I live, leaders are grappling with how to reignite the area’s economy. Regionalism, entrepreneurship and the recruitment of young talent dominate – if not drive – local discussions. While a focus on these ideas is smart, another even more perceptive solution continues to be overlooked: diversity and inclusion.
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Harnessing the Power of an Entrepreneurial Mindset

By: Ted Kriwiel | November 16, 2015 --- Earlier this month, Christina shared a beautiful post on the role entrepreneurship played in her childhood. This week, I’ll share a bit of my experience.
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Changing Mindsets to Affirm Entrepreneurship

By: Christina Long | November 2, 2015 --- Entrepreneurship is risky business and, for many households living from paycheck-to-paycheck, you don’t gamble with your future. Instability, like failure, just isn’t an option.
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The Power of Opportunity

By: Christina Long and Ted Kriwiel | October 21, 2015 --- Opportunities are powerful. They can shift trajectories, outlooks, outcomes and perspectives. Opportunities, when met with preparation lead to success, according to the late Zig Ziegler.
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Get out of the Tunnel and Remember the Context

By: Imagene Harris | August 17, 2015 --- About a month ago I was asked to participate on a panel for the From the Land of Kansas meeting in Manhattan, Kansas. It was a pretty standard workshop, where as a representative from NetWork Kansas I was able to inform business owners about our potential funding opportunities.
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Upcoming Events

Online Accounting Software Courses

Location: Overland Park, KS
Starts: Jan 13, 2016 @ 12:00 AM

Online Accounting Software Courses

Location: Overland Park, KS
Starts: Feb 10, 2016 @ 12:00 AM

Republic County Ag Business Development Workshop

Location: Belleville, Kansas
Starts: Feb 11, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

Drafting a Provisional Patent

Location: Wichita, Kansas
Starts: Feb 11, 2016 @ 3:00 PM

Ice House

Location: Hutchinson, Kansas
Starts: Feb 11, 2016 @ 5:30 PM

Ice House Entrepreneur Program

Location: Independence, Kansas
Starts: Feb 11, 2016 @ 6:30 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.