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Welcome to NatlEshipWeek 2023!

Celebrating America's Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Super Bowl LVII🏈 wasn't the only thing kicking off this weekend! Saturday, February 11th marked the start of NatlEshipWeek. NatlEshipWeek is a congressionally chartered week dedicated to empowering entrepreneurship across the United States. The annual initiative was relaunched in 2017 as NatlEshipWeek to bring together a network of partners from Maui to Miami to educate, engage, and build equitable access to America's Entrepreneurship Ecosystem.


Register for Upcoming Events!

This year's focus for NatlEshipWeek is on networking. Join us for several engaging sessions Monday-Friday for educators, ecosystem builders, and most importantly - entrepreneurs.

Monday, February 13 | 1-2 PM EST

Join NatlEshipWeek and EntreEd for an entrepreneurship educators meet-up. Did you know EntreEd was one of the original founders of NatlEshipWeek?

Tuesday, February 14 | 2:30-4 PM EST

Join NatlEshipWeek and Economic Impact Catalyst for an entrepreneurship educators meet-up. Did you know EIC's Startup Space platform is used for NatlEshipWeek?

Wednesday, February 15 | 10-5 PM EST

Join NatlEshipWeek and 14 federal agencies for open office hours. Did you know the federal government has a wealth of resources for #entrepreneurship?

Thursday, February 16 | 1-2 PM EST

Join NatlEshipWeek and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses for an informative webinar on how to determine the financial impacts of strategic decisions.

Friday, February 17 | 12-3 PM EST

Join NatlEshipWeek and U.S. Small Business Administration affiliated coaches for guidance and coaching whether just starting or looking to scale.


Our 2023 Federal Office Hours Line-Up

There are a wealth of resources at the Federal level to support #entrepreneurship and #ecosystembuilding. Wednesday's Federal Agency Office Hours offer a unique opportunity to engage with agency representatives to learn about their resources, programs, and funding opportunities and ask questions! This year's schedule includes:

​Time (EST)


​10:00 AM

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)

10:30 AM

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

11:00 AM

Department of Agriculture, Rural Development

11:30 AM

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

12:00 PM

Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation

12:30 PM

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services

1:00 PM

U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Investment and Innovation

1:30 PM

National Science Foundation

2:00 PM

Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, Office of Industry Partnerships

2:30 PM

U.S. Copyright Office

3:00 PM

Delta Regional Authority

3:30 PM

NASA Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Programs

4:00 PM

Department of Energy, SBIR/STTR Programs

4:30 PM

Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration


For more information on NatlEshipWeek, visit today.

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