Tag Archives: Kansas SBDC

Growth Resources for Women-Owned Small Businesses

Recently, I attended a conference for entrepreneurs, business support resource professionals, angel investors and venture capitalists. One of the themes that came up repeatedly was that communities in which female entrepreneurs thrive have healthy business ecosystems – with cause and … Continue reading

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Dealing with Pain Points: Tips for Innovators & Entrepreneurs

Sometime innovators and entrepreneurs get swept up in excitement for their own ideas and expect that once they start moving ahead, it will be a straight-line to success. In such cases, unexpected but ordinary challenges can feel like insurmountable obstacles. … Continue reading

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Why Attending Conferences is Good for Your Business

It is no secret: small business owners are busy people and often feel like they don’t have the time to do everything. Attending conferences can fall onto their list of things I wish I had time for but don’t, especially … Continue reading

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Rural and Independent Innovators Conference: Program Details

RIIC Manhattan, Kansas We are very excited about RIIC and looking forward to meeting innovators! Program details are included below.  (More information can be found here.) Day 1 – January 28, 2019 8:00 – 8:25 Sign-in 8:30 – 8:50 Opening Address: … Continue reading

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Rural and Independent Innovators Conference

Do you have an innovative idea but are unsure of whether or how to move forward? Or are you a company looking to expand through innovation but do not know how to access innovative ideas? Are you wanting to learn … Continue reading

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Honoring Veterans

In recognition of our United States veterans, last week was National Veterans Small Business Week. The Kansas SBDC at Washburn University together with the U.S. SBA Wichita District Office and Veterans Business Resource Center in Kansas City held events in … Continue reading

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Sugar Creek Country Store and the Kansas SBDC

Thank you to Dan Hohman from Sugar Creek Country Store for sharing his story about working with the Kansas SBDC and to Harvest Video for producing the video! It is a pleasure and honor to work with such talented people! … Continue reading

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