This digital playbook provides a general framework based on years of research and experience. However, it still needs validation from real practitioners in the field, practical stories of what has worked and what hasn't, and your own expert insights.
We look forward to receiving your ideas.
The ESHIP Summit is a convening of leaders from across the United States and beyond seeking to support entrepreneurs, build ecosystems and change our economy.
The summit connects entrepreneurial ecosystem builders working to empower the makers, the doers and the dreamers of our society.
Experience the firestarters, art and inspiration, missions, outcomes, poetry, photographs, and more from the Kauffman Foundation's inaugural ESHIP Summit—and receive updates about the next Summit, happening in Summer 2018.
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Participants work together—hands-on, creatively and boldly—to design their ecosystems using new approaches and best practices. Small teams discuss and design actionable solutions around some of the biggest issues and opportunities facing entrepreneurs and ecosystem builders, such as:
Participants explore these topics and more — all with an eye toward practical tools and resources that ecosystem builders everywhere can use to better support and empower entrepreneurs.