Here’s the latest news roundup of what’s going on in the entrepreneurial ecosystem building community.


A Plan to Return to Better in Peoria

Startup Champions Network spotlights the ecosystem building programs of Peoria, Illinois.

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Building Community and Maximizing Efforts in Dallas Fort Worth

Startup Champions Network profiles the North Texas Entrepreneur Education and Training Center (NTEETC). The center, founded by Darlisa Diltz is the first and only Black-owned, woman-owned, minority-owned business resource center in the Dallas, Fort Worth Metroplex.

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Five Steps Cities Should Take to Advance Entrepreneurship Amid COVID-19

Victor Hwang outlines five steps that local governments can take to remove the barriers in the way of entrepreneurship.

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Forward Cities Announces Fay Horwitt as Incoming President and CEO

Forward Cities, a leading national ecosystem building organization focused on how cities and regions allocate resources and support for entrepreneurs announced that Fay Horwitt will be assuming the position of CEO in 2021.

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Ecosystems Unite: In Community~ A Gathering for Ecosystem Building Womyn

Date: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Time: 5:00 CST

Topic of the month: Home~ what does it mean to you and how do you know you’re there?

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Startup Communities: Ecosystem + Community Builders Meet & Greet

Date: Thursday, January 7, 2021

Time: 1:00pm – 1:30pm EST

The perfect environment to connect with others interested or working on building ecosystems or communities.

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Rethinking Economic Development

Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm EST

Join this interactive workshop to strategize how you can prioritize entrepreneurship as you grow your community.

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