ESHIP Summit

ESHIP Summit Original Content Storytelling Unsung Heroes

The Unsung Heroes of Ecosystem Building

Building a movement If you work in the field of ecosystem building in the United States, chances are you have heard of the ESHIP Summit, hosted annually by the Kauffman Foundation since 2017. It is a three-day conference during which we Explored the biggest challenges ecosystem builders face in their work (2017) Defined and grouped […]

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The Story of the ESHIP Storytelling Initiative

I’ve been involved in the ESHIP Storytelling initiative from its early days as a concept through dozens of community calls and interactions with fellow ecosystem builders. Over that time I’ve been asked to provide background and context about it to those who are interested in storytelling for ecosystem builders. As the ESHIP Summits transition to […]

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ESHIP Summit ESHIP Summit 2019 Original Content

Reflections on ESHIP Summit 2019

Like hundreds of other ecosystem builders returning home from the third annual Kauffman Foundation ESHIP Summit, I’m still processing the experience of the past 3 days. This was my second summit and like the first, I’m coming away from the experience with a mix of exhaustion and renewed dedication to continue the work of ecosystem […]

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Going to ESHIP? Want to Tell Your Story?

Are you heading to Kansas City next week for the third annual Kauffman ESHIP Summit? Do you have a story to tell about your entrepreneurial ecosystem, or maybe about yourself as an ecosystem builder? If so, we want to chat with you at the summit. What kinds of things are we interested in hearing about? […]

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ESHIP Summit ESHIP Summit 2018 Original Content

Building an Ecosystem of Ecosystem Builders

After attending the second annual Eship Summit organized by The Kauffman Foundation I was inspired to step up and begin to organizing and sharing the stories, best practices, tips and lessons-learned around startup ecosystem building. Further motivation was provided by working with other ecosystem builders to come together and build an online clearinghouse/hub of ecosystem building […]

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