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Lots of Winners in Launch a Business Program

By: Anne Dewvall | July 8, 2015 Launching a business is never easy, and when the goal is creating a startup that can be a real difference-maker in the economy by innovating, creating jobs, and exporting products and services, access to resources is crucial. This principle is the foundation of Kansas State University’s “Launch a Business” (LAB) program, which just concluded a 5-week round.

Fifteen Minutes That Are Worth Your Time

By: Steve Radley | May 21, 2015 We have created an annual report that will allow each of you to track long term progress and annual activity for NetWork Kansas.

Links to Like – April 2015

By: NetWork Kansas | April 1, 2015 --- There are so many things going on in the world of entrepreneurship that it’s impossible for us to share it all with you on our blog or in our news articles. Here are a few things we’re enjoying on the web this month.

Molding Entrepreneurial Culture from Clay

By Jamie Hofling | March 28, 2015 --- Entrepreneurial progress is possible for every community. Jamie Hofling shares some of the steps fledgling NetWork Kansas Entrepreneurship Community Clay County has taken over the past year to cultivate their entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Director's Dialogue: Courtland Fun Day: 50 Years and Growing

By: Erik Pedersen | March 20, 2015 --- A small town festival in Courtland Kansas is bucket-list worthy. Why Courtland Fun Day earned a spot on Erik Pedersen's "must do" list.

U.S. Sourcelink: Four Indicators to Assess Local Ecosystem Vibrancy

By: Sarah Mote | March 19, 2015 --- When you build entrepreneurial ecosystems, it's important to be accountable to your goal and your entrepreneurs. That's why we love this new report from the Kauffman Foundation, "Four Indicators to Assess Local Ecosystem Vibrancy."

USSourcelink: BusinessUSA: Government Resources for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

By: Sarah Mote | March 13, 2015 --- BusinessUSA was created to be a centralized, one-stop platform to make it easier for business owners to find and access the services of federal government agencies.

Loudoun SourceLink: How to Host a Grand Opening

By: Lois Kirkpatrick | March 11, 2015 --- You've worked hard for a long time to get your business off the ground. Finally, you're ready for your grand opening. How can you get customers to come to your big event, and make it so unique that the press wants to cover it?

Links to Like – March 2015

By: NetWork Kansas | March 6, 2015 --- There are so many things going on in the world of entrepreneurship that it’s impossible for us to share it all with you on our blog or in our news articles. Here are a few things we’re enjoying on the web this month.

Making Time to Think

By: Imagene Harris | March 4, 2015 --- It can be so easy to get wrapped up in technical work that it is important to actually specify and create the time to step out of those technical tasks, and exercise the more creative and adaptive part of the brain. Enter: scheduling time to think.