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KC's Josh Lewis Lands First Six-Figure Investment for UpDown NightLife: Here's What You Can Learn

Tech entrepreneur Josh Lewis of the Kansas City-based UpDown NightLife App says he's learned a lot after closing his first investment deal, which was $100,000.
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