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Think Big Thursdays: Collisions & Coffee - Wise Words feat. Anthony Lupino

Thursday, June 16 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm • Organized By Think Big Partners
1712 Main St., #200, Kansas City, MO 64108


Collisions & Coffee happens every Thursday on the 2nd floor at Think Big. That’s right, Thursdays are big, bold, coffee-licious and packed with inspiration and productivity vitamins. Plan your week around #TBThursdays with free open coworking and coffee on our 2nd floor – perfect for 1:1 and small group meetings and networking with friendly dreamers, doers and downtowners.

Come early and come often because the experience is always unique and the crowd is always friendly. Come and get inspired to work how we work - open, collaborative, energetic, inspiring, productive and purposeful.

This Month's Featured Expert: Anthony Luppino, University of Missouri-Kansas City 

Professor Anthony Luppino is a change agent. He is a Rubey M. Hulen Professor of Law and the Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law and a Senior Fellow with the cross-campus Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at UMKC. He teaches or co-teachers a variety of business planning, entrepreneurship and tax classes, including projects-based interdisciplinary courses on Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation, and on Law, Technology & Public Policy.  

But he’s more than a brilliant academic. He’s shaping how we use data in today’s modern, digital economy to ensure that technology can be a vehicle for civic participation, government transparency and social justice.

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1712 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64108
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