How do we recognize the impact of entrepreneurship in our  economy towards the development in our communities?

What approaches are moving the needle in breaking down barriers to entrepreneurship and wealth creation?

In this final segment of EIC’s 2021 Discussion Series, visionary economic developers, entrepreneurship ecosystem builders, and policy experts answered these questions and more. The discussion focused on catalyzing the ability to create measurable, equitable economic impact and explores the best practices that are currently rising to the top in the field of entrepreneurship-led economic development.

This panel featured guest experts:

Suzanne Perreault
Manager, Small Business Services of Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

Anne Strickland
VP for Entrepreneurial Development of National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE)

Eric Weissmann
Executive Director, NEXT (Greenville, SC)

David Ponraj
Founder & CEO, Economic Impact Catalyst

Click below to view the panel recording: