Smaller regions moving to entrepreneur networks

Sunday, March 05, 2006

Smaller regions are moving their economic development strategies toward innovation and entrepreneurship. The recruitment model of economic development is losing influence to strategies that focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. Here are two examples.

In central Pennsylvania, a group of Economic Development professionals are moving to establish an incubator in Williamsport. The incubator would strengthen a new Keystone Innovation Zone in the region. Read more. Learn more about the Williamsport/Lycoming Keystone Innovation Zone here.

In Southwest Iowa, economic development professionals are conducting Energizing Entrepreneurs workshops. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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