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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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NXTSTAGE Innovation Showcase

Thursday, September 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm • Organized By NXTUS
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Join regional business leaders and innovation-minded young professionals to celebrate entrepreneurship!

At this pitch showcase, you will get an insider’s look at the next big ideas coming to Wichita from our NXTSTAGE FinTech finalists. See which of these 11 exciting startups will win contracts with EmpriseFidelity and INTRUST banks to implement their innovative technologies.

Special Guests

Chase Koch, president of Koch Disruptive Technologies

Steve Case, CEO of Revolution

Attendees can win awesome gift packs and prizes from Hopping Gnome Brewery, Jenny Dawn Winery and Reverie Roasters.

NXTSTAGE boosts the pace of innovation in the region and accelerates the growth of young tech companies around the world by connecting startups to interested customers in Kansas.

We hope to see you there!



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