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Growing Kansas Businesses

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.

1 Million Cups - Manhattan

Location: Manhattan, KS
Starts: Mar 07, 2018 @ 8:00 AM

1 Million Cups - Topeka

Location: Topeka, KS
Starts: Mar 07, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

1 Million Cups - Kansas City

Location: Kansas City, MO
Starts: Apr 25, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

1 Million Cups - Wichita

Location: Wichita, KS
Starts: Sep 19, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

Small Business Internet Marketing Basics: Websites, Email, Social Networks, SEO and Ads

Location: Overland Park, KS
Starts: Apr 06, 2020 @ 3:00 PM

Understanding Financial Statements and Financial Responsibilities

Location: Wichita, KS
Starts: Apr 07, 2020 @ 11:30 AM


NetWork Kansas’ Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership announces the conclusion of the 2019-2020 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 730 students from 46 Kansas communities participated in 41 local entrepreneurship competitions.

In-Depth by e2: e2's Rural Community Prosperity Development Framework

This e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems feature explores the role of community in economic development and outlines the prosperity development framework for rural communities.

UPDATED: Resources to help small businesses dealing with the impact of COVID-19

Network Kansas' compilation of resources to help small businesses now features several examples of local efforts to mobilize Kansas communities. Though not exhaustive, this listing does provide insight on the overwhelming response to provide aid and relief as a result of the impact of COVID-19.

NWKS Number of Loans_February 2020
~Hatton's Hometown Hardware, Inc. in Peabody 
~A&R Johnson, LLC in Inman
~Augustine's Bakery, LLC in Hays 
~Indy Barbecue, LLC in Independence
~KNOXX, LLC in Wichita
~Ruthy's Frutys in Emporia 
~Hometown Plumbing in Stockton
~Topside Tacos, LLC dba Taco Grande in Goodland 
~Ku Ku Donuts in Chanute
~Molly Reynolds, DDS in Cherryvale