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- economic leakagesearch for term
Net loss of local assets used for imported goods that could otherwise be produced locally, for example the money a national grocery chain collects from sales in a local retail outlet. Local food, energy or materials systems that replace costly imports can significantly reduce leakage and return more wealth to the community.
- ecosystem fundersearch for term
"Government entities, private foundations, individuals, and corporations that financially support an entrepreneurial ecosystem and its participants." Source: JumpStart
- educatorssearch for term
Organizations and higher education institutions that increase people's awareness and knowledge of the local economy and its benefits, informing entrepreneurial action.
- entrepreneurial culturesearch for term
The outcome of a thriving business ecosystem is a culture that understands, appreciates, and celebrates entrepreneurs; embraces diversity; encourages investing; accepts uncertain outcomes and failures, and results in thriving entrepreneurial activities. Source: JumpStart