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Reducing Barriers to Support Urban Entrepreneurs

There are many helpful resources out there for entrepreneurs to access that they may not know about, or don’t know how to navigate the system, and we can help connect those dots. One resource that has really helped fill a gap for minority entrepreneurs is the “Create Campaign.”

Referral Center Success Spotlight: Fortiviti and Economic Gardening

Learn what Fortiviti's president, Shauna Huntington, plans to do with the information she received through the Economic Gardening program in this NetWork Kansas Referral Center Spotlight.

YEC Series Student Spotlight: Bridget Stanton, Bridge Digital Marketing

Bridget Stanton competed in the YEC Series during the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 academic years. She placed first in her local Riley County event both years. In April 2018 she took second place at the Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge State Championship. Here she talks about how this program has influenced her as an entrepreneur.

Referral Center Success Spotlight: Alyss Analytics and Economic Gardening

Learn why Alyss Analytics' Founder, Mike Mathia, describes Economic Gardening as "game-changing" in this NetWork Kansas Referral Center Spotlight.

12 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During August

Congratulations to the 12 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during August.

Ice House Participant Spotlight: Sweet Pear Bakery

Chantell Rather completed the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program in Pawnee County during the Spring of 2017. Learn about the impact that this program has had on her company and how it has helped further develop her entrepreneurial mindset.

Referral Center Success Spotlight: Economic Gardening

Economic Gardening is an entrepreneurial approach to economic development that seeks to grow the local economy from within. The NetWork Kansas Referral Center has a national strategic research team leader on staff that guides participating companies through the entire process."The entire process was extremely educational, productive and I feel over the next few months we will only scratch the surface of how it will impact our year," one client shared.

YEC Series Student Spotlight: Lily Beach, Dogs Unleashed

Lily Beach competed in the 2017-2018 YEC Series at her local Douglas County competition. She placed first at that event. Since then, she has started selling her products all around the local area. Here, she talks about how this program has impacted her as an entrepreneur.

Ice House Participant Spotlight: Poppin' Patriot Fireworks

Brock and Bryttni Miller completed the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program in Pawnee County during the Spring of 2017. Learn about the impact that this program has had on their company and how it has helped further develop their entrepreneurial mindset.

6 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During July

6 Business received funding from NetWork Kansas during July.