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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.

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LaunchU Fall 2021 8-Week Course

Monday, September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm • Organized By Women's Business Center
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LaunchU is used in over 100 locations across the U.S. to help entrepreneurs start and grow their business, even when they have little or no business background.

With LaunchU, you will develop a start-up plan that will help you not only start but SUCCEED in business. Registration deadline extended to September 13, 2021, for this 8-week course.



  • give you a specific roadmap for starting a business
  • expose you to subject matter experts such as accountants, lawyers, marketing experts & more
  • challenge you to define and be prepared for the best and worst
  • help position you to fund your business help you develop the network of resources and peers a business owner needs

- MONDAYS from 6 to 7:30PM on Sep 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1 and 8

  • Lectures led by WBC Facilitator
  • Participants will meet with their coach to get assistance in small groups.
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