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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.

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Get Your Business Moving with These Virtual Kansas City Business Events


The KCSourceLink calendar is chock-full of classes and events you can attend to learn how to start and scale your business. Chanté Keller, Network Navigator extraordinaire, is here with a few of the highlights. Grab your calendar, and let's get to work.

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11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. June 24 (Wed.)

If you’re thinking about starting a small business or investing, learn about Recession Resistant Industries and Essential Business Concepts with experts as well as a specialist at the Kansas City Public Library.

Noon - 1 p.m. June 25 (Thurs.)

Sign up for GUILDit’s new online series that aims to help diversify art and business, especially the next hourlong session featuring strategies, poetry, insights on building connections and more at Goal Setting for Success – Sole Entrepreneur Workshop.

2 - 3 p.m. June 26 (Fri.)

If you want to stay up-to-date on the ever-changing Paycheck Protection Program, register for PPP Disaster Loan Update and Forgiveness with the Kansas Small Business Development Center.

6 - 8:30 p.m. June 30 (Tues.)

Learn how to use your smartphone to connect with and engage your customers on social media at Video Marketing 101: How to Shoot Great Videos for Your Business with SCORE - Kansas City.

10 - 11 a.m. July 8 (Tues.)

Learn about the ins and outs of hiring, including crafting job postings, finding the best candidates, using the best interview techniques, onboarding employees (including remotely) and more, at Recruiting and Hiring Employees with the Women’s Business Center.

Want more events? Check out the KC metro’s most comprehensive business calendar.

KCSourceLink helps aspiring startups and established small businesses find the right business resources to start, scale or accelerate. Give us a call (816-235-6500) or tell us who you are, and we’ll help you find your path to business success.

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