Episode 13

Published on:

7th Jun 2021

Breaking Down Barriers: Matt Wagner

Host David Ponraj is joined by Matt Wagner, Chief Program Officer at Main Street America, a network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities, rural and urban, that share a commitment to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. Wagner shares their work to promote entrepreneurial Main Streets across the country.

Learn more about Matt's work at: www.mainstreet.org/home

Learn more about the Main Street Online tool at: https://mainstreetonlinetool.org

Find ecosystem resources discussed in this episode at: www.mainstreet.org/howwecanhelp/resourcecenter/entrepreneurialecosystems

You can find out more about Startup Space here: https://www.startupspace.us

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About the Podcast

Breaking Down Barriers
A Podcast About Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development
This podcast explores the opportunity to build wealth in local, regional, and national economies through entrepreneurship-led economic development. Episodes feature changemakers with innovative approaches to empowering people to start businesses that create wealth for their families and improve outcomes for their communities. Conversations highlight work being done in communities across the US to break down barriers to entrepreneurial opportunity in underserved and underrepresented communities. In this series, we share authentic stories about the impact that entrepreneurship-led economic development has on the local economy and connect a global network of passionate economic developers. Find out more at economicimpactcatalyst.com/impact