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The Businesses We Can Save

Let’s face the facts: COVID-19 has wrecked many small businesses. One of the saddest experiences of 2020 (aside from the sickness, heartbreak, and grief this pandemic has inflicted on us) has been walking along a street you used to know well—whether in a large city or a small town main street—and seeing the shutters. Craving a meal from […]

December 15th, 2020|Community Stories, Ecosystems + Economies|

From Florida to Colorado: Economic Development and Entrepreneurship Success Stories

On December 16th from 2:00-3:00 PM EST CO. STARTERS will host “Rethinking Economic Development: How SOAR is Training Entrepreneurs to Restart Eastern Kentucky”, a free webinar that will share how Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) is […]

December 8th, 2020|Community Stories, Ecosystems + Economies|

The Real Rebuilding Will Begin after the Election, and it Will Start with Entrepreneurs, Economic Developers, and Ecosystem Builders

Do you want your community and ecosystem to move beyond politics and toward a bigger, better, and more compelling vision for local economies? Here's how we can get there.

September 22nd, 2020|Ecosystems + Economies|

Entrepreneurs and Economic Developers Both Want to Make a Difference in their Community. Here are Practical Ways they Can Improve their Collaboration.

Learn five ways economic developers and entrepreneurs can work better together to improve their communities.

August 31st, 2020|Ecosystems + Economies|

Business and Entrepreneurship Will Play a Critical Role in Creating a Better World. Here’s How.

Business creation and entrepreneurial thinking will play a foundational role in ushering in an economy where each of us can become our best selves as we build a better world for others. This is how we start.

July 16th, 2020|Ecosystems + Economies|

Our Economy Measures Success with the Wrong Metrics. Here is How We Should Measure Successful Economic Development

When we invest in local entrepreneurs who are building the social fabric and community health of their region, we soar toward the economy we need and the future we all want.

July 2nd, 2020|Ecosystems + Economies|

Our Economy is Moving from the Industrial Age to the Connected Age. Here is What that Really Means.

Developing a strong Connected Age economy depends on fostering homegrown entrepreneurial talent and connecting those entrepreneurs to mentors and other business leaders who are ready to reimagine their community.

June 18th, 2020|Ecosystems + Economies|
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