In honor of this year's MLB All Star Game, hosted in our own hometown of Kansas City, we're celebrating a few of our own All Stars, those small business owners and entrepreneurs who our making a difference to our community and local economy.
Each of our Kansas City All Star Entrepreneurs has worked with one of KCSourceLink's resource partners, part of a growing network of 180+ local nonprofits help entrepreneurs and small business owners start, grow and accelerate their businesses.
So without further ado, we present Dan Stratman of Airport Life.
Tell us about Airport Life.
Captain Dan used his 23 years as an airline pilot to make air travel easier for passengers by creating the popular Airport Life® app.
How did your KCSourceLink Resource Partner help you build your business?
Jill Meyer at the UMKC Small Business & Technology Development Center has provided invaluable advice and encouragement to me while building my business. Her tech background and business savvy are the perfect combination of skills to help me. Having someone like Jill in my corner has made this journey much easier!
What makes Kansas City America's most entrepreneurial city?
Google recognized something special about Kansas City. This helps explain why they chose KC over all the other cities vying for their Google Fiber Project. Kansas City entrepreneurs have a strong Mid-western work ethic combined with a practical vision.
Now, it's your turn. Go ahead. Hit one out of the park.
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