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YEC Series Student Spotlight: Christian Calliham, CT Feeds

This YEC Series spotlight features Christian Calliham, who has competed in the YEC Series with several different business ideas since the 2014-2015 academic year. "Participating in the Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge helped my business grow and myself as a person, too," Calliham says.

50,000 NetWork Kansas Referrals to Statewide Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

True to its mission of connecting entrepreneurs and small business owners with the right resources when they are needed most, NetWork Kansas is nearing a milestone marker of providing 50,000 referrals across the state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

9 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During October

9 Business received funding from NetWork Kansas During October.

YEC Competition Planners’ Spotlight: Cherokee County

Cherokee County is entering their fourth year of YEC planning, and we wanted to share with you some tips that contribute to their success. This is the second in a blog series about community best practices.

YEC Series Student Spotlight: Jade Artzer, Made by Jade

Jade Artzer has been competing in the YEC Series with her business, Made by Jade, since the 2013-2014 academic year. Learn more about her company, the impact of participating in YEC and her plans for continued growth in this YEC Series Student Spotlight.

How to Start a Fab Lab from Ground Zero

Learn how to start your own makerspace with our friends at Independence Community College!

$1.75 Million RAISED TO CREATE AND SUPPORT LOCAL LOAN FUNDS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Two communities were selected by NetWork Kansas to participate in its innovative Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership. Neosho County and Morton County received $104,000 in tax credits, enabling them to raise $138,667 to be loaned to local businesses and/or used to pay for NetWork Kansas board certified programs, ultimately creating a dynamic entrepreneurial environment.

9 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During September

9 Business received funding from NetWork Kansas During September.

YEC Competition Planners’ Spotlight: Douglas County

Douglas County has been making incredible progress on their first year of planning, and we wanted to share with you some tips that contribute to their success. This is the first in a blog series about community best practices.

Clay County Economic Development Group Going Beyond Gap Financing

The Clay County Economic Development Group is just one example of an E-Community utilizing the funds for something other than the gap financing everyone sees as ‘the sexy’ part of the program.  They aren’t just treating the partnership as a revolving loan fund but actively engaging with NetWork Kansas to help grow the CCEDG’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.