Monthly Archives: June 2017

News Brief: Kauffman-Foundation Funded Study Explores Urban-Rural Entrepreneurship

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  Senior Economic Development Specialist Sarah Lyon-Hill recently completed a year-long project focused on identifying methods for analyzing the entrepreneurial climate of mixed urban-rural economies like the Roanoke-Blacksburg region. The project was funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and contributes to research on the entrepreneurial climate of mixed urban-rural communities. “Most [of the Kauffman…