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Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and businesses to technologies available for licensing.

Digital Sandbox KC provides early-stage proof-of-concept support for digital products.

Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center provides technical assistance to startup and existing businesses.

ScaleUP! Kansas City helps businesses with revenues around $200K scale toward their first $1 million.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

KCInvestED helps investors learn more about investing in KC startups.

SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
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Small Biz Questions? Get Answers at KCSourceLink's August Travelling Office Hours

Traveling Office Hours

It sure is hot outside, so get inside and start working on your business!

Join Network Builder Jenny Miller at locations around the KC metro this August to get your learn on and to get your business questions answered.

Yes, Jenny is headed to your neighborhood for our August installment of Travelling Office Hours. Throughout the summer (and beyond), Jenny will take deep knowledge of Kansas City’s business resources to neighborhoods throughout the KC metro, all to better serve business owners, right where you live and work.

Every Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m., Jenny will sit down with you, face to face, and answer your burning small business questions from different Resource Partner locations—and she comes equipped with the small business knowledge and connections to help you start and grow your business.

Ask her how to find funding for your business or where you can get help writing a business plan. You can ask her about coworking, networking, workforce development. She can tell you what licenses your business needs in your community and she knows all the programs—free and fee—that can help your business grow.

Don't know what to ask? She can help you with that, too, making sure you leave with an action plan and a shortlist of experts who are ready to help.

The August roadshow kick starts at the Harrisonville Economic Development headquarters on August 2nd. We’ll hold our office hours from 1-4 p.m., no appointments necessary.

Jenny will meet with you, assess your needs and make referrals to the appropriate resources in the KCSourceLink network, a teeming garden of 240+ nonprofit, government and educational organizations whose services are typically low or no cost.

And of course, your face-to-face with Jenny is free.

Can’t wait until we tour your neighborhood? Don’t. Give us a call anytime at 816.235.6500. We’re also quite familiar with the powers of email: reach out at

Here is the rest of August's schedule:

August 9   Think Big Partners
August 16 Johnson County Library MakerSpace
August 23 Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce
August 30 Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce

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