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

Introducing the Ecosystems for Change Podcast

Transforming communities is hard work. As an ecosystem builder, do you feel overworked and undervalued? You’re not alone. Anika Horn is launching a new podcast, Ecosystems For Change, a podcast about caring for yourself as you care for others and your community. Together with Anika, you can explore building supportive ecosystems, learn how to make your work more sustainable, and impact that world in powerful ways. Check out Anika’s intro to the podcast and learn more and subscribe.


The Science of Startup Communities with Victor Hwang

Victor Hwang discusses the science behind ecosystem building and provides research-backed tactics to apply to communities around the world.

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How Narratives Power Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

In the final installment of Forward Cities’ E3 Scorecard webinar series they explore the role of narratives in supporting equity in entrepreneurial ecosystems. Anika Horn and Charles Ross discuss unique storytelling approaches and how to effectively use metrics when doing the work of advancing ecosystem practice.

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Rallying For Rural Entrepreneurship: Addressing The Challenges That Face Rural Small Businesses

Sourcelink’s Rob Williams writes about how building a network of entrepreneurial support can help rural entrepreneurs overcome systemic barriers to success.

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