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Welcome to the e2 Newsroom, where we’ve collected articles, announcements and newsletters in which e2 appears.


For back issues, please visit the archives!

Community leadership plays an integral part in community development success. We share our collection of leadership resources and a new podcast episode on leadership in this month’s newsletter.

Inspiring entrepreneurship stories are emerging from our multi-year Central Appalachia Entrepreneurial Communities Initiative and are featured in our February newsletter. Listen to our coordinating podcast highlighting this work and download our project summary paper.

We kick off 2021 with a feature paper highlighting the top 10 Mega Trends that rural communities should pay attention to.

News Articles

2020!! What a year! What have we learned as communities and what should your next steps be moving forward into 2021 for Community Prosperity? In this podcast from Rural Community Solutions, Don Macke helps us move from where you are to where you need to go in order to build resiliency into your community in 2021.

Macke’s experience in both nonprofit organizational development and working with entrepreneurial ventures will be of great value to GROW Nebraska.

The REV model is based on the e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems framework, which provides guidance to communities for accelerating entrepreneurial activity.