Practical Metrics and Methods

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Practical Metrics and Methods: ESHIP Goal 5 – Part 2

Practical Metrics and Methods (Academic Edition): Identify and develop better metrics and methods for ecosystem building. In a nutshell: There are many metrics and methods in use in entrepreneurial ecosystem building, but they are not all widely adopted. In fact, many approaches are still emerging. Identifying effective practices for ecosystem building requires robust data, rigorous […]

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Nigel Adams
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Unsung Hero Spotlight: Nigel Adams

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? A person who encourages current entrepreneurs and those who want to develop and grow their own businesses to be aware of and get to know each other and to show them the advantages of exchanging experiences, problems and successes to learn from each other. What motivates you as […]

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Norris Krueger
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Unsung Hero Spotlight: Norris Krueger

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? We amplify the voice of the innovators and entrepreneurs, of small business and new ventures. All of them. ALL of them. In my world, there’s a great term “liaison-animateur” connectors who are professional, unselfish, enthusiastic, and proactive. Effective ecosystem builders are them? (Cf. Jeff Bennett’s most recent Medium […]

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Christina Theodoraki
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Unsung Hero Spotlight: Christina Theodoraki

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? An Ecosystem builder is someone that observes or is capable to identify a problem as a system and contributes or provides a solution in a holistic manner. These are persons who discreetly or loudly contribute to build a vibrant ecosystem. (I don’t say that ecosystem builders are people […]

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Erik Stam
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Unsung Hero Spotlight: Erik Stam

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? Someone that contributes to making economies more entrepreneurial and increases well-being in that way What motivates you as an ecosystem builder? Provide better insights into entrepreneurial ecosystems work, and how to make them better What is the most successful/impactful program/event/thing you do/have done in your ecosystem? Improving the […]

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Practical Metrics and Methods: ESHIP Goal 5 – Part 1

Note: This is part 1 of a 2 part series on ESHIP Goal 5. Part 1 focuses on practitioners. Part 2 will focus on academic researchers. Practical Metrics and Methods (Practitioner Edition): Identify and develop better metrics and methods for ecosystem building. In a nutshell: There are many metrics and methods in use in entrepreneurial […]

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Unsung Hero Spotlight: Tom Chapman

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? An ecosystem builder is an economic systems advocate building community, economy, relationships, and densifying networks. What motivates you as an ecosystem builder? I believe that entrepreneurship is the key to long-term systemic change in Omaha, Nebraska, and the United States. What is the most successful/impactful program/event/thing you do/have […]

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Ellen Bateman
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Unsung Hero Spotlight: Ellen Bateman

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? An Ecosystem Builder is connector, convener, listener, problem solver. They work towards creating an environment where entrepreneurs can start and grow businesses with the resources they need to be successful. What motivates you as an ecosystem builder? Entrepreneurs are brave, risk-takers who are creating products and services that […]

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Steven Rodriguez
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Unsung Hero Spotlight: Steven Rodriguez

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? Someone who works at the intersection of economic/community/ecosystem development, is data-driven, collaborates and connects diverse stakeholders, focuses on being the right kind of busy and has a give #GiveFirst attitude. What motivates you as an ecosystem builder? The opportunity to break down barriers to wealth generation for all. […]

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Beth McKeon
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Unsung Hero Spotlight: Beth McKeon

To you, what is an Ecosystem Builder? Ecosystem builders provide the framework of support that founders need to scale. They do this by diagnosing needs and connecting founders to the right information, resources, organizations, and people at exactly the right time. What is not often included in this definition, is the additional role of education […]

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