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NETWORK KANSAS RECEIVES $30,000 GRANT TO GROW YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE SERIES ACROSS KANSAS

The Dane G. Hansen Foundation has awarded NetWork Kanas a grant that allows all 26 counties in the northwest region to have equal access to participate in the YEC Series, which will strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem and provide the region's youth with valuable knowledge and experiences.

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Announces $3 Million in Funding to NetWork Kansas to Accelerate Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation recently announced $3 million in funding to the Kansas Center for Entrepreneurship DBA NetWork Kansas, a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing entrepreneurial ecosystems in Kansas by connecting entrepreneurs and small business owners to a network of business-building resources.

Nine Years of Youth Entrepreneurship in Kansas

The YEC Series started as a grassroots competition in a school gymnasium in a tiny town in northwest Kansas. Over the years, those grassroots spread and now 1,000 students across the state from communities of all sizes participate in a unified championship series, connecting all of Kansas through youth entrepreneurship.

Now Hiring: Product Manager, Equity Investment Services

NetWork Kansas, a statewide organization devoted to the establishment of entrepreneurship as a priority for economic and community development, is hiring for the position of Product Manager, Equity Investment Services.

6 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During February

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

NETWORK KANSAS LAUNCHES $150,000 FUND TO CONNECT MINORITY ENTREPRENEURS WITH CAPITAL IN WYANDOTTE COUNTY

The Kansas Center for Entrepreneurship DBA NetWork Kansas is launching a $150,000 microloan fund to support entrepreneurs in Wyandotte County called the Empower WYCO Fund. The fund will be overseen by a multi-partner collaborative in the Kansas City, KS-area.

E-Communities & King of Queens: I Found a Connection

In this blog, Erik Pederson of NetWork Kansas describes how the popular TV Show, Kings of Queens, helps to illustrate the work and impact of the NetWork Kansas' E-Community Partnership. Two key questions emerge through the analysis: "What am I doing? What am I not doing?"

7 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During January

Congratulations to the 7 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during January.

NetWork Kansas Receives $500,000 Grant Award to Benefit Entrepreneurs, Grow Organizational Capacity

The Kansas Center for Entrepreneurship DBA NetWork Kansas announced receiving a $500,000 grant award from the Patterson Family Foundation to benefit entrepreneurs and grow the organization’s capacity.

Partner Feature: Kira Hopkins, Entrepreneur Business Basics

This partner feature is of Kira Hopkins, founder of Entrepreneur Business Basics (EBB), a new NetWork Kansas Board-Certified program. Kira shares her own entrepreneurial journey and the foundation that needed to be laid to help develop the 12-week entrepreneurship courses and coaching geared to underestimated entrepreneurs.