Kentucky Entrepreneur Network

The Kentucky Entrepreneur Network (KEN) is a low profit (L3C) organization that has been organized to promote entrepreneurs and small businesses.  KEN was founded by entrepreneurs who are seeking to provide a platform for entrepreneurs that will allow them to network and access needed resources.  

          The Kentucky Entrepreneur Network is

entrepreneurs helping entrepreneurs...

Kentucky "Entrepreneurial Climate" Study - click here to take the survey.

Complete the Entrepreneurial Climate in Kentucky Survey by December 31 and you will be entered into a drawing for a Microsoft Surface Pro 4.
 

Kruser WVLK-AM 590 interview of Bobby Clark on KEN Survey - click here.

The first initiative of KEN is the Kentucky "Entrepreneur Climate" Study. 

This study is partially funded by a grant from the Delta Dental Making Smiles Happen program.  The objectives of the study are:

1. Measure the awareness of programs provided by economic development agencies to small businesses and the entrepreneur.
2. Measure the perceived effectiveness of these programs by Kentucky Entrepreneurs.
3. Capture a large enough sample as to provide statistical significance.
4. Provide meaningful data on what the needs of the small business community are to assist them in growing their
business.

Future of Kentucky Entrepreneur Network
Kentucky, like many states has spent great effort and resources on developing programs for small businesses.  Often times these efforts are designed and administered by individuals who have no entrepreneurial experience. 
 
The founders of the Kentucky Entrepreneur Network believe that it is time to actually ask the entrepreneur if these programs are meeting their needs.  Based on the feedback and results from the Entrepreneur Climate Study, the KEN organizers will develop a plan for moving forward.  Please join us to help us chart the course of the organization.  The organizers anticipate the organization providing informational resources and networking events to assist entrepreneurs.