Monthly Archives: August 2013

EntreWorks Insights, September 2013, now available

The latest issue of our quarterly newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, is now available here.  This issue looks at small town economic development strategies through the lens of recent developments in the mid-coast Maine town of Belfast.  Happy reading and happy Labor … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Support at Home and Abroad

Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently an interesting new study that compares how U.S. manufacturing suppport programs, such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), stack up against similar programs now underway in Canada, … Continue reading

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Economic Diversity and Long-Term Prosperity

This week’s Free Exchange column in The Economist examines the latest economic research on the role of economic diveristy in a the boom and bust cycles of cities.  It notes that a lack of diversity is one factor accounting for … Continue reading

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Local Colleges Spur Entrepreneurship: The Latest from Lynchburg

For the past year or so, EntreWorks Consulting has been supporting an interesting initiative in partnership with Region 2000 Partnership in Lynchburg, VA.  This effort is focused on engaging the region’s six colleges and univeristies in a region-wide effort to … Continue reading

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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013 Policy Survey

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), which occurs this year between November 18 and 24, 2013, has become more than just a celebration of entreprenuers.   GEW has grown rapidly in recent years, and now engages with 131 countries.   It has evolved into … Continue reading

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