This Week: Classes and Events to Grow your Kansas City Business

Coming Up In KC entrepreneurship
The KCSourceLink calendar is chock-full of classes and events that you can attend to learn how to start and scale your business. Leslie Walton, network navigator extraordinaire, is here with a few of the highlights. Grab your calendar, and let’s get to work:

Are you seeking capital but still need to work on your investor pitch? Need investment money to grow and scale? Applications are now open for the Pitch Perfect Investment Bootcamp with the Enterprise Center in Johnson County.  

Access business databases and resources at The Library as a Business Resource Luncheon March 27 with the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Enjoy big time networking at the Small Business Celebration Candidates’ Showcase 2018on March 28 hosted by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Get up to speed on Social Media Tips & Tricks for Solopreneurs on March 30 from Freelance Exchange of Kansas City.

Connect to Google’s Grow Your Business Webinar on April 5 with the Small Business & Technology Development Center – University of Missouri Kansas City.

Test your business idea with SCORE – Kansas City during Starting Your Business – Basics on April 7.  

Announcements from the entrepreneurial community

We had our first Resource Partner meeting of the year last week. We closed out the meeting by sharing round robin upcoming events and highlights. Here are a few more things to put on your radar:

  • The KCCoworking Alliance is up for a Coworky Award. Help them take home the “Best Collective or Alliance” award by voting now. It takes less than two seconds.

  • The next Startland News Innovation Exchange is focused on a single question: How can we stop educated talent from leaving Kansas City? Find out on Wednesday, March 28.

  • The Sprint Accelerator is currently accepting applications for The Mentor Network, an invitation-only network of early-stage startup founders and corporate executives.

  • If you have a criminal record and want to start a business, join Kyle J Smith, communications coordinator at KCSourceLink for Be the Boss. Next session: April 12.

  • Do you want to be a food-preneur? Join Square One Small Business Services at 10 Steps to Selling Your Food Product in Stores on April 25.

  • The 5th Annual Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition is on May 16. Diverse business owner will showcase their products and services to procurement representatives from the public and private sector.

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