The Stages of Community Growth

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How do you build an entrepreneurial ecosystem?

Through our work with hundreds of communities, we’ve identified six key stages of activity that are essential to a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. Use this framework to outline your ecosystem building strategy.

Create a startup culture in your community.

Use our Stages of Community Growth model to:

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Determine the current stage of your community's ecosystem

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Spot the gaps in your community and identify tactical steps to fill them

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Rally other leaders and stakeholders around a common vision

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