Author - David Cawthon

ScaleUP! KC alums

Wanna Scale Your Business in 2024? Apply for ScaleUP! Kansas City

ScaleUP! Kansas City — a selective, game-changing program, offered at no cost to selected participants — is now accepting applications. Its 14th cohort runs from Aug. 8, 2024, to Nov. 21, 2024. Applications are accepted through July 25, 2024, at scaleupkc.com. “For nearly 10 years, ScaleUP! Kansas City has helped...

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How to Make Your Business or Side Hustle Sustainable and Profitable

You’ve got the best business idea, or your side hustle is finally taking off ... but have you overlooked key considerations that could make your operations sustainable and profitable? How do you price your goods or services? How do you convince customers to buy what you’re selling? How do you...

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Valentine's Day gifts inspired by Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce

Get Romantic with Kansas City-Themed Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce Gift Ideas

Are you racking your brain over what to get your significant other for that special day? Do you need a sweet gift for your special someone? Take a cue from lovebirds Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce. We designed the perfect Kansas City-themed romantic day for them — and you can...

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Digital Sandbox Q4 2023 awardees

Digital Sandbox KC Funds 9 Startups, Accelerating Technology, Health Care Innovations

Digital Sandbox KC has announced it has accepted nine new startups into its program. These diverse startups will receive crucial support, mentorship and up to $20,000 in project funding to accelerate their innovative projects.   The chosen companies span various industries, from revolutionary aerospace-grade 3D printing technology to AI-driven solutions for...

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See How You Can Keep the GEWKC Magic Going Into 2024 and Beyond

As Global Entrepreneurship Week - KC comes to a close, here's how you can keep the inspiration, expert advice and networking going into 2021 and beyond.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City 2023

GEWKC: Build Your Agenda from 100+ Sessions for Nov. 13-19

Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City, the metro’s largest annual, multiday educational event for aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned business owners, kicks off Nov. 13-19, and attendees can now sign up to attend no-cost virtual and in-person sessions throughout the week that will supercharge their business or business idea. To attend...

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ScaleUP! Kansas City Cohort 13

ScaleUP! Kansas City Reveals 13th Cohort of Scaling Business Owners

The ScaleUP! Kansas City program announced its 13th cohort of 20 local companies who will get the coaching, perspective and connections to scale, create new jobs, open new locations, develop resiliency for the future and strengthen the regional economy. The program, now in its eighth year, is the longest...

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Presenters on a stage at Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City

We Want Your Ideas: Lead a Session at Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City 2023

Kansas City’s business community is invited to lead and submit sessions for this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City (Nov. 15-17, 2023), a three-day interactive educational experience driven by community members. The community is invited to submit session ideas through Friday, Aug. 25 at gewkc.com. “Global Entrepreneurship Week -...

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ScaleUP! Kansas City Cohort 12

ScaleUP! Kansas City Seeks Top-Tier Small Business Owners Primed to Scale for 13th Cohort

ScaleUP! Kansas City — a selective, game-changing program, offered at no cost to selected participants — is now accepting applications. Its 13th cohort runs from Aug. 24, 2023, to Dec., 14 2023. Applications are accepted through Aug. 14, 2023, at scaleupkc.com. “For nearly a decade, ScaleUP! Kansas City has helped...

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See Where Base Camp Is for Global Entrepreneurship Week – Kansas City 2023

KCSourceLink has announced that Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City, the metro’s largest educational entrepreneurship event, has a new base camp for its 16th year. The multiday event that draws thousands to network, learn and grow will have its main sessions at Plexpod Westport Commons in Kansas City, Missouri,...

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