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Freedom Companies, Urban Business Growth Initiative
By Sarah Mote
December 03, 2015

"Create a Network of Support": Carol Espinosa of Freedom Companies

Carol Espinosa came to the United States 15 years ago with two suitcases and a dream to start her own business. In the past few years, she has leveraged the resources of Kansas City's rich entrepreneurial resources to do just that.

Two of those were Construction Business Management, a course taught by the UMKC SBTDC and Winning Goverment Contracts taught by Missouri PTAC, both courses under the Urban Business Growth Initiative Program (and which now have quite nice scholarships available).

Hear her story--and her tips for how to create a sustainable and successful business in Kansas City by creating a network of peers who understand your story and can help you move it forward. 

(And then you may want to jump over and check out UBGI for yourself.) 

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