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Helping Early-Stage Entrepreneurs Solve Tough Challenges.

Thursday, November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm • Organized By The Porter House KC/CHES Inc. - Kansas City Start Up Foundation
1722 E 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108


Entrepreneurship is a winding, difficult journey but it’s also challenging for the community to know how to help.
This event aims to address both of those problems in a fun, team-oriented format that will leave everyone energized having helped a local entrepreneur while making new connections.
Event goals:
For six entrepreneurs to leave with tactical ways to move their businesses forward
To model a way for the community to truly help entrepreneurs aside from funding
6:00 - Welcome
6:05 - Moment of motivation from Ryan Harvey
6:15 - Ice breaker
6:25 - Workshop overview
6:30 - Company/entrepreneur background and challenge
6:40 - Work in teams to solve the entrepreneur's challenge
7:10 - Groups share their solution and debrief
Entrepreneurship takes a village! Hope to see you there!
Reach out to Dan Smith with any questions.
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1722 E 17th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64108
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