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Startland's Innovation Exchange: How KC Auto/Mobility Tech Companies Drive Innovation

Thursday, June 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm • Organized By Startland News
13333 Holmes Rd, Kansas City, MO 64146


Who has the keys to innovation?

Auto and mobility tech companies are among those driving Kansas City momentum. Hear what they're up against, how they're winning, and what it takes to succeed in a space that impacts virtually every consumer.

Join Startland News and presenting partner Idle Smart as we go behind the steering wheel — and the headlines — of some of Kansas City’s fastest-growing ideas in tech. While you’re there, check out the stunning classic-car showroom of our venue host, Fishtech Group, a leading cyber security firm with its HQ in Martin City.

Take a ride with some of Startland's biggest newsmakers!


Panelists and featured guests:


Musical entertainment:

  • TBD


Event Agenda

  • 5:30 pm — Doors open, followed by drinks, food, music and networking

  • 6 pm — Program (including panel discussion)

  • 7 pm — Networking and libations resume

  • 7:30 pm — Innovation Exchange wraps

Startland News
(913) 937-7492
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13333 Holmes Rd
Kansas City, MO 64146
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