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YEC Competition Planners’ Spotlight: Norton County

Norton County hosted its second annual YEC Series event this November. Keli Habiger, Executive Director of Norton City/County Economic Development, shares how Norton County got exceptional community attendance.

Salina high schoolers showcase their entrepreneurial spirits

The Salina Journal coverage of the 2017 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Series sanctioned event.

New Board Certified Program Announced

Maker Space Boot Camp approved by NetWork Kansas’ board as a best practice entrepreneurship program

8 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During November

8 Business received funding from NetWork Kansas During November.


NetWork Kansas’ Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership announces the 2017-2018 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series. The 2017-2018 YEC Series includes thirty local entrepreneurship competitions

YEC Competition Planners’ Spotlight: Reno County

This YEC Series spotlight features Reno County, which is entering its second year of hosting a YEC Series local event. Dave Dukart, Director of the Quest Center for Entrepreneurs, shares best practices for planning such an effort.

New initiative to help improve Kansans’ access to healthy food

The Kansas Health Foundation launched the Kansas Healthy Food Initiative (KHFI) at the Kansas Leadership Center in Wichita to help improve Kansans' access to healthy food. Guest contributor, David E. Procter, Ph.D., shares details about the initiative, its purpose and potential impact.

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.