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NetWork Kansas Sponsors the 2021-2022 Youth Entrepreneurship (YEC) Series

NetWork Kansas’ Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership announces the 2021-2022 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series. The YEC Series consists of local-level youth entrepreneurship competitions hosted by volunteers. The goal of the competition is to expose Kansas middle school and high school students to entrepreneurship. Fifty-four local events in Kansas cities and counties will culminate in a state championship hosted at Kansas State University on April 28, 2022.

e2 In-Depth: New Resident Attraction - Development Opportunities for Rural America

This e2 in-depth feature is part of our Strategy Guide Series curated around our top 10 Likely Entrepreneurial Development Opportunities list. A bonus: our newest podcast episode explores the migration trends and possibilities for entrepreneurship that new residents bring.

15 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During October

Congratulations to the 15 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during October.

e2 In-Depth: Tourism-Led Development, Opportunities for Rural America

This e2 in-depth features Don Macke and Kimberlee Spillers is "Tourism-Led Development, Opportunities for Rural America." The feature provides strategies for growing a more competitive, higher value, diverse, and resilient economy around tourism and people attraction.

Partner Feature: Topeka Community Foundation

In 2016, the Topeka Community Foundation recognized an opportunity to leverage its role of providing donor services, performing grant making and convening the community to lead on issues of importance. Through economic development philanthropy, the foundation began mobilizing attention and funding on some of the challenges facing the Topeka community.

e2 In-Depth: Marginalized Rural Americans

This e2 in-depth features Don Macke and Kimberlee Spillers on Marginalized Rural Americans, Economic Development Implications. The feature covers some causes and effects of marginalization and provides a recommended reading list for additional information.

13 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During September

Congratulations to the 18 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during September.

NetWork Kansas, Rural LISC partner to roll-out Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Platform

Beginning today, small business owners are able to access the Verizon Small Business Digital Ready platform through a link specific to NetWork Kansas to gain access to tools, modules and resources to help their small business development.

Partner Feature: “Sometimes we’re that ‘somebody’” A new place for Kansas City, Kansas entrepreneurs to call home

Today, Dr. Donnetta Watson will welcome visitors to view the new Kansas City, KS Entrepreneurial Resource and Training Center. A grand opening event is happening at the location, 1121 N. 5th Street, Kansas City, KS 66101 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Masks are required to attend.

18 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During August

Congratulations to the 18 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during August.