Is there a secret to getting funded in Kansas City? You bet there is! About 80 percent of the companies that got equity funding worked with an entrepreneurial support organization, and 100 percent of those getting microlending got help.
Hear from veterans of the funding wars and their clients about who to approach, when and how.
Ruben Alonso, AltCap
Tyler Enders, 509 East LLC and Made in KC
Pedro Zamora, Hispanic Economic Development Corp.
Jessica Piedra, Law Office of Jessica Piedra
Jeff Shackelford, Digital Sandbox KC
Stuart Ludlow, RFP365
Sally Williams, SBIR/STTR grants and UMKC Small Business and Technology Development Center
Dave Alburty, InnovaPrep
Jill Meyer, UMKC Small Business and Technology Development Center
Laura Steward, VideoFizz