ENTREPRENEURIAL DYNAMISM

ENTREPRENEURIAL DYNAMISM

ENTREPRENEURIAL DYNAMISM

ENTREPRENEURIAL DYNAMISM

RECENT & UPCOMING EVENTS

K-State's Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship Speaker Series - November 5th

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National Veterans Small Business Week - November 8, 2019

November 8, 2019

8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Kansas Department of Agriculture, 1320 Research Park Dr.

National Veterans Small Business Week

This is a fee event for veterans and their spouses who own small businesses or are thinking about starting a business.  Topics to be covered include Access to Capital, Government Contracting, Business Support Resources, and Veteran Small Business Stories.  Industries addressed will include construction, technology/IT, agriculture and general products and services.  Join veteran entrepreneurs and presenters from the U.S. SBA, Kansas SBDC, Kansas PTAC, K-State TDI, USDA, Kansas FSA, and the VBRC.  Box lunches included.

Register in advance at: http://ksbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/24995

 

Peoples State Bank - Startup MHK Competition - 2019 Winners

Great Paper Straws

Great Paper Straws - Non-Technical Category - $8,000

Kestrel Drone

Kestrel Drone - Technical Category - $8,000

ieDiscoveries

ieDiscoveries - Peoples Choice Award - $4,000

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ENHANCING THE REGION'S ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM

In addition to initiatives for existing business development and business attraction, the cultivation, expansion, and effective leveraging of regional entrepreneurial ecosystem will be a critical driver of regional economic diversification.  The region's entrepreneurial sector is underdeveloped but expanding as cultivation of opportunities are emerging from efforts through programs such as One Million Cups, Kansas State University's Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship, the expansion of co-working spaces, and other research and economic development efforts.

STRATEGIES

3.1. Grow & Diversify the Innovation Ecosystem 

 

3.2. Enhance Support for Entrepreneurs of All Ages

LEAD ROLES

Entrepreneurial Dynamism is being supported by One Million Cups, chambers, USDs, colleges, universities, businesses and organizations throughout the region. 

3.1. GROW AND DIVERSIFY THE INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM.

3.1
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The Region Reimagined Strategic Plan supports the implementation of the North Campus Corridor Master Plan.

3.2. ENHANCE SUPPORT FOR ENTREPRENEURS OF ALL AGES.

3.2
  • External Awareness
  • Business Retention & Expansion
  • Growth of Supportive Infrastructure
  • Enhance Capacity of Pre-K to 20 Educational Institutions
  • Retention of Graduates to Region
  • Integrate Soldiers into Community
  • Improve Health Outcomes & Develop Medical Education Capacity
  • Improve Attraction of Talent to Region
  • Suitable Housing
  • Quality of Place
  • Grow and Diversify the Innovation Ecosystem
  • Enhance Support for Entrepreneurs of All Ages