UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark and sustain entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.

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MOSourceLink connects Missouri entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and businesses to technologies available for licensing.

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.

KCInvestED helps investors learn more about investing in KC startups.

SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
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Thursday, July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm • Organized By KC Collective
300 East 39th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111


If raising capital is in the future for your company, hearing what investors are looking for directly from the horse's mouth makes this event a can't miss. We've assembled some of the Kansas City region's top angels and venture capitalists ready to provide the inside track on what they're looking for when making an investment along with detailed information on what NOT to do when raising capital!


Dan Kerr -Flyover Capital (

Beth Ellyn McClendon - Free State Forge (

Lesa Mitchell - Techstars (tentative) (

John Fein - Firebrand Ventures (

Maranda Manning - Firebrand Ventures (

David Larrabee - Angel Investor (

Donald Hawkins
KC Collective
(404) 483-6985
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Plexpod Westport Commons
300 East 39th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
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