Ecosystem Building

What is the entrepreneurial ecosystem?

“The essence of an entrepreneurial ecosystem is its people and the culture of trust and collaboration that allows them to interact successfully. The ecosystem allows for the fast flow of talent, information, and resources so that entrepreneurs can quickly find what they need at each stage of growth. As a result, the whole is greater than the sum of its separate parts.”
Kauffman Foundation, 2019

What is an ecosystem builder?

“Ecosystem builders connect, empower, and collaborate with others to build the whole system. They are system entrepreneurs, working to lift up the whole community to achieve its potential.” – Kaufman Foundation, 2019

Podcasts and Blog Posts for Ecosystem Builders

Registration Opens for CO.STARTERS Business Bootcamp

Registration Opens for CO.STARTERS Business Bootcamp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Brandon HennesseyLongwood Small Business Development Center (SBDC)434-395-2752hello@sovarise.com Lauren Mathena SOVA Innovation Hub434-570-1305hello@sovarise.com Registration opens for CO.STARTERS Business Bootcamp  RISE...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week in Southern Virginia

Global Entrepreneurship Week in Southern Virginia

  Contact: Jessica Edwards, Dan River Region Entrepreneur EcosystemEmail: jess@danriverecosystem.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK IN SOUTHERN VIRGINIA Southern Virginia to showcase our entrepreneurial ecosystem.   Dan River Region, Va....

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Tad Deriso on Getting Connected within your Region

Tad Deriso on Getting Connected within your Region

Ecosystem Builder Interview with Tad Deriso of Mid-Atlantic Broadband & SOVA Innovation Hub  Connectivity is a key consideration when it comes to bringing new people, businesses, and job markets to the region and MBC works to do just that. That’s why episode...

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