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1 Pathways to Entrepreneurship March 6, 2015

2 Understanding the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Training & Education Guidance & Advice Business Services Network Support Financing Entrepreneurship Survival Entrepreneurship Pathways

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4 Online Resources Website - Regional events calendar Support Resources Entrepreneur Spotlight Blog Links to podcasts (coming soon) Facebook page -

5 Physical Resources Ryan Arnold, Entrepreneurial Program Director Phone: Share Space Spokane Facilitates entrepreneurial programs Mentorship program StartPath program Promotes startup news and events

6 FUNDING Angel Funding Spokane Angel Alliance Tom Simpson Website: spokaneangelalliance.com Inland Techstart Fund Website: Keiretsu Forum Website: Loan Programs SNAP Financial Access Karen Campbell Website: Ignite Northwest Bill Savitz Website: Small Business Administration Ted Schinzel Northwest Business Development Assoc. Website: Crowd Funding

7 SPACES & PLACES Maker Spaces Spokane Create Dan McGee Website: Incubators/Accelerators McKinstry Innovation Center Kim Pearman-Gillman Ignite Northwest Bill Savitz Website: Co-working Spaces Share Space Spokane Ryan Arnold Website: Fellow Coworking Luke Baumgarten Website: workatfellow.com Toolbox Andy Barrett Website: Kitchen Spokane Jayme Cozzetto Other Office Space Spokane Entrepreneurial Center Buchanan and Plechner Rob Martinson Website: buchananbuilding.com Courtyard Office Center Spencer Sowl Fairwood Office Suites (Mead) Rob Allen

8 OTHER COMMUNITY RESOURCES Other Community Resources Small Business Development Center Tammy Everts Website: SCORE Spokane Website: SNAP Women s Business Center Laurie Donnell WSU Innovation Assessment Center Michael Ebinger Other Community Resources Greater Spokane Incorporated BIZStreet Jessica Rule Website: Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce Website: spokanevalleychamber.org Select Spokane (site selector) Website:

9 K-12 EDUCATION, COLLEGES, & UNIVERSITIES Universities Other K-12 Avista Center for Entrepreneurship Community Colleges Spokane Community College Jeffrey Waybright North Idaho College Mike Allen K-12 Education Spokane Valley Tech Patrick Bisson Website: launchyourbiz.org

10 EVENTS, MEETUPS & ENTREPRENEUR EDUCATION Events Bowl & Pitcher Andy Brunsch Startup Weekend Spokane Courtney Wilcox Website: spokane.startupweekend.org SpoCode Website: Inland NW Business Plan Competition Randy Kembel National Association of Women Business Owners Website: Meetups Spokane Entrepreneurs Curtis Fritz Spokane Young Professionals Jared Webley Website: spokaneyp.org Spokane Front-end/PHP/UI/UX Marsh Sutherland Coeur d Alene Innovation Collective Nick Smoot Website: Training and Workshops Small Business Boot Camp - SCC Jeffrey Waybright NX Level Spokane Valley Chamber Greater Spokane Incorporated BizStreet Share Space Spokane

11 SERVICE PROVIDERS Finance/Accounting Marketing Legal

12 Linking Ecosystems Kootenai County

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