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A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.
By Mike Lambert, Market Research Center manager, Wyoming SBDC Network
In recent months, a lot of effort has gone into renewing the vision for economic growth in Wyoming. One component of the plans by Gov. Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Business Council recognizes that entrepreneurs drive economies. A challenge has always been how to provide services to businesses that result in measurable employment gains and in increased revenues for companies.
One tool in Wyoming’s toolbox is an economic development model called economic gardening (EG). According to the Kauffman Foundation, “Economic gardening is an economic development model that embraces the fundamental idea that entrepreneurs drive economies. The model seeks to create jobs by supporting existing companies in a community.”