13 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas, Partners During October

E-Community Loans -  ~Miles & Co, LLC in Marion. Partner: Marion Econ Dev, Inc. ~BonBons, Inc. in Augusta. Partner: Augusta Progress Inc. ~Sunflowers and Silos, LLC in Hays. Partner: Grow Hays, Inc. ~The Bunker at Bellevue, LLC in Atchison. Partner: City of Atchison ~Thistle in Norton. Partner: Norton City/County Econ Dev. ~PMRetail in Marion. Partner: Marion...

25 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas, Partners During September

E-Community Loans -  ~Pee Wee & Sweets, LLC in Wichita. Partner: Create Campaign ~Fillmore Partners, LLC dba Fillmore Coffeehouse + Plant Cafe in Iola. Partner: City of Humboldt ~Coldsteel Sluggers, LLC in Manhattan. Partner: Pottawatomie County Econ Dev Corp. ~Ticino, LLC in St. Marys. Partner: Pottawatomie County Econ Dev Corp ~Flipping Fabulous in Salina. Partner:...

15 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During August

E-Community Loans -  ~Classic Auto Wash, LLC in Manhattan. Partner: Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce ~Baldwin Enterprise, LLC in Buhler. Partner: Startup Hutch ~5 Corners Mini Mart in Fort Scott. Partner: Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce ~The J-Bird Motel in Onaga. Partner: Pottawatomie Co Econ Dev Corp* ~TeJavan, Inc. in Lincoln. Partner: Lincoln Co Eco...

7 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During July

E-Community Loans -  ~L&A Cook, LLC dba Black Gold Grill in El Dorado. Partner: El Dorado Chamber of Commerce ~Adventure Time Child Care of Alma, Inc. in Alma. Partner: Wabaunsee County   Capital Multiplier Venture -  ~Ronawk, Inc. in Olathe. Partner: Entrepreneurship Growth Ventures (a NetWork Kansas company)   Empower/Kansas Community Investment Fund- Kansas City, KS ~Sowful Hands, LLC...

25 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During June

E-Community Loans -  ~Walker's in Holyrood. Partner: Ellsworth County Econ Dev Corp- ~North Side, LLC in Belleville. Partner: Republic Co Econ Dev Corp ~Salut Wine & Cocktail Lounge, LLC in Topeka. Partner: Shawnee Co Extension Council ~Hero S in Girard. Partner: Girard Area Chamber of Commerce ~AJ Moore in Jetmore. Partner: Hodgeman Co Econ Dev. ~S&P...

20 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During May

E-Community Loans -  ~JAR Performance Automotive, LLC in McPherson. Partner: McPherson Chamber of Commerce ~McPherson Psychological Associates in McPherson. Partner: McPherson Chamber of Commerce ~Jay Jalarambapa, LLC in Fort Scott. Partner: Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce ~R&H Enterprises in Hoisington. Partner: City of Hoisington ~Cornerstone Physical Therapy and Wellness, LLC in Elkhart. Partner: County of...

e2 In-Depth: Rural Retailing and Area Spending Capture

By: Don Macke, e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems In the United States, we are firmly rooted in a consumer-based economy. Every day we make money and then spend it, meeting our material needs and wants. Our spending is wide-ranging, from basic housing and food to that great new car or trip to the...

e2 In-Depth: Insights from Ord, Nebraska

By: Don Macke, e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems We are excited to announce that our rural community prosperity development e-Learning Courses are now available online. This free professional development resource is a guided case study on the community of Ord, Nebraska – a small Great Plains community demonstrating that entrepreneur-led development can empower a thriving,...

9 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During April

E-Community Loans -  ~El Dorado Feed & Supply, LLC in El Dorado. Partner: El Dorado Chamber of Commerce ~KAT Enterprises, LLC dba Barnes Small Engine in Greeley. Partner: Miami Co Econ Dev Corp ~The Feedlot Bar & Grill, LLC in Sylvan Grove. Partner: Lincoln County Econ Dev Foundation ~Snazzy Groom Shop in Lyons. Partner:...

e2 In-Depth: Regional Development and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Building

By: Don Macke, e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Over the decades e2 has worked throughout North America. We observed that rural communities who partnered with strong regional development organizations had more robust and successful economic development.   This month, we share a new podcast episode, Regional Development and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Building. We also share our companion strategy...