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Ecosystem Building Leadership Network

EBLN is a newly forming national network collectively designed to advance entrepreneurship ecosystem building as a valued practice, a trusted profession, and as a model for economic health and community wellbeing in the United States.


What Is Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Building?

What Is Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Building?

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Video courtesy of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

EBLN is a fiscally-sponsored project of Community Initiatives and is the outcome of the collaborative design efforts of 300+ people as part of the Ecosystem Building Leadership Project (2022-2024) and the groundwork laid by the 2,500+ participants of the Kauffman Foundation hosted ESHIP Summits (2017-2020).

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