Welcome to the latest roundup of news from the entrepreneurial ecosystem building field.

Measure Twice, Cut Once: Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Metrics

Despite the popularity of the entrepreneurial ecosystem approach in science and policy, there is a scarcity of credible, accurate and comparable metrics of entrepreneurial ecosystems. In this paper Jip Leendertsea, Mirella Schrijversb, and Erik Stam explore ecosystem metrics to quantify and qualify entrepreneurial economies.

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Linking and Leveraging Assets in Entrepreneurial Ecosystems to Address Challenges and Crises

Linking and leveraging assets across organizations in an entrepreneurial ecosystem is a practice that can be used to help communities and businesses adapt to complex challenges and crises. This Kauffman Foundation brief tells the story of how organizations in two communities – Cook County, IL and Mesa, AZ – worked together to link and leverage assets across the entrepreneurial ecosystem to address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Entrepreneurship Development Discussion Series: Unlock the Potential of Data with Dr. Dell Gines

Join Startup Space for the first discussion in the Fall 2021 Entrepreneurship Development Discussion Series centered on using data to drive action and economic impact in your entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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