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NetWork Kansas Celebrates The First Anniversary of VentureDash

NetWork Kansas is celebrating the one-year anniversary of their first online entrepreneurship business software system, VentureDash. To celebrate the first anniversary, VentureDash is offering 25% off the platform fee through September 17th.

Investors join to infuse nearly $1.2 million into Hoke Hotel project

In a commitment to local asset preservation, economic development and entrepreneurship, several community investors have partnered to offer more than $1 million in financing to the Hoke Hotel LLC project in downtown Hutchinson, the Hutchinson Community Foundation reports.

15 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During June

Congratulations to the 15 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during June.

9 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During May

Congratulations to the 9 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during May.

Board votes to allow computer science to count as core math, science credit

Computer science can now be counted as a core math or science credit toward high school graduation per the The Kansas State Board of Education. “This policy change was an important step towards arming our students with critical skills for their future career paths,” said Nick Poels, Director of Remote Work and Entrepreneurship at NetWork Kansas, and the project lead for Ignister – a new initiative designed to enhance computer science opportunity across the state.

The Path of the Kansas Community Investment Fund So Far

The Kansas Community Investment Fund (KCIF) was launched in 2019 as a three-year, gap-financing initiative to tackle health equity issues Kansans are facing. The ideas we tried and changed were essential to progress and created a framework driven by a vision.

6 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During April

Congratulations to the 6 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during April.

NetWorked Partnership for Community Investment Launches to Boldly Solve Community Challenges

NetWorked Partnership for Community Investment seeks to provide a model that connects community development organizations, community foundations, economic development organizations, entrepreneurship support organizations, health foundations, health organizations and minority-led organizations through convenings.

StartUp Hutch Assists in Providing Loan to Fill County Gaps

“This grant provides Reno County with necessary medical services that have not been easily accessible for many in our community,” said Jackson Swearer, Entrepreneur Navigator and Program Director at StartUp Hutch. “It also brings another business to occupy a previously vacant building in Hutchinson and grow our community."

11 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During March

Congratulations to the 11 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during March.