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Startup Challenge: Getting Your Start as an African American Entrepreneur

Wednesday, November 15 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm • Organized By DREAMS KC
300 E 39th St, Annex, Kansas City, MO 64111


Aspiring African American Entrepreneurs will be invited to participate in a Start Up Challenge for the weekend in an effort to explore and build out a perspective new product/service based business. Participants have an opportunity to build a team, find possible co-founders, get mentored/coached and perhaps launch a prototype in 15 hours!
Catina Taylor
(816) 878-3546
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Plexpod Westport Commons
300 E 39th St
Kansas City, MO 64111
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