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Jay Sparks: How to get partnerships and ecosystem mapping right
Episode 1920th July 2021 • Breaking Down Barriers • Startup Space
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This week's episode is about the value of helping people to believe entrepreneurship is for them, the challenges of effective ecosystem mapping, and what bartending has to teach us about the work of economic development. This week's guest, Jay Sparks, serves as the Entrepreneurship Coordinator at Regional Economic Development Inc. (REDI) based in Columbia, Missouri. In this interview, Sparks and host David Ponraj discuss what it takes to build an entrepreneurial ecosystem with "no wrong doors."

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